"We wanted to take a picture," a drenched Wand Yu-Hon explained, as if it were the most natural thing in the world.
The Monopoly-style “Ghettopoly” board game was drenched in racial stereotypes, and angered the NAACP.
It was a few hours into the power collapse across northern and eastern India and I was drenched in sweat.
Her horrified co-workers found it on the desk, drenched in blood.
In the old days, drenched in racism as the South was, it was economically populist.
The canyon walls are drenched with rains and even some of the lofty spurs are clothed with dense forest or scrub.
It was lavender water; he drenched her hair and brow and hands.
The animal had been drenched with febrifuges and rubbed with stimulating liniments about the throat.
The country round about had been drenched with much German and Russian blood.
Even as she was being registered there was brought into rescue headquarters a drenched man who had to be carried.
c.1200, "to submerge, drown," from Old English drencan "give drink to, ply with drink, make drunk; soak, saturate; submerge, drown," causative of drincan "to drink" (see drink), from Proto-Germanic *drankijan (cf. Old Norse drekkja, Swedish dränka, Dutch drenken, German tränken, Gothic dragkjan "to give to drink"). Sense of "to wet thoroughly by throwing liquid over" is from c.1550. Related: Drenched; drenching.