how to pronounce drench


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drench is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of drench


  1. A drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging.
  2. A draught administered to an animal.
  3. A military vassal, mentioned in the Domesday Book.


  1. To soak, to make very wet.
  2. To cause to drink; especially, to dose (e.g. a horse) with medicine by force.

drench frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word drench occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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