We douse the wagons with lamp oil and light them.
douse the flames.
douse oilwell fires.
douse the embers to prevent it flaring up again.
They do not douse when I drizzle them from my green watering can.
Maybe they just douse it in gasoline: it certainly burns quicker than you'd expect.
Anyway, it seems as if the fire brigade were able to douse the flames before any serious harm was done.
Keep a bucket of water nearby to douse the fire should it get out of hand.
Finally, douse your do with plenty of hair spray before heading out to your party.
Dragon: Douse the fire with a bit of caution and practice patience.
Just as water tends to douse the bright and aggressive nature of fire, in astrology, the water signs like Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces possess an emotional intensity that can almost restrict a fire sign such as Sagittarius.
Douse with a high-quality olive oil, a little lemon juice, and plenty of fresh herbs.
This means your important documents and other items are protected in the event of a flood, and will also be protected from the water used by firefighters to douse your home.
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