Drenching sentence example

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  • Clouds drifted away from a full moon, drenching the patio with soft lunar light.
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  • Let's get the hell out of this drenching rain.
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  • Standard fruit trees must be left to take their chance; and, indeed from the lateness of their flowering, they are generally more injured by blight, and by drenching rains, which wash away the pollen of the flowers, than by the direct effects of cold.
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  • The year is divided into a wet and dry season, the former from January to June, when the hot days are followed by nights of drenching rain.
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  • While the warm sun drenched them and there wasn't a cloud in sight, they'd learned from recent experience that mountain weather could blow in misery at a moment's notice and replace the sunshine with drenching, chilling rain.
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  • There remained a short but muddy and drenching hike, only partially covered by the inadequate umbrella.
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  • Whilst for ten years Alarics Goths and Stilichos Vandals were drenching Italy with blood, the Vandals and the Alani from the steppes of the Black Sea, dragging in their wake the The reluctant German tribes who had been allies of Rome ~ and who had already settled down to the cultivation of theirlands, invaded the now abandoned Gaul, and having come as far as the Pyrenees, crossed over them.
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  • And then the rain came, drenching the cabin as if a giant were emptying a huge bucket.
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  • The world exploded into life, sucking the air from her lungs and drenching her.
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  • bathing and drenching willing or unwilling victims, dipping holy images in water, and otherwise disturbing springs and fountains (Frazer, Golden Bough, i.
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  • This period of dry heat, having lasted three or four hours or longer, comes to an end in perspiration, at first a mere moistness of the skin, passing into sweating that may be profuse and even drenching.
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  • Worm drenching lambs: Lambs pick up roundworm parasites from the grass, which invade their intestines.
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  • Drenching rains flood the animals' dens and either drown the creatures or force them to look for new territory closer to populated areas.
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  • This Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion, part of the Spa Treatments collection, does a quick and effective job in drenching the skin with moisture.
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