souse

Definitions of souse
  1. verb
    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    synonyms: dip, douse, dunk, plunge
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    types:
    sop
    dip into liquid
    dip, douse, duck
    dip into a liquid
    dabble
    dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
    type of:
    immerse, plunge
    thrust or throw into
  2. verb
    cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    souse water on his hot face”
    synonyms: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop
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    brine
    soak in brine
    bedraggle, draggle
    make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bate
    soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
    ret
    place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
    flush, sluice
    irrigate with water from a sluice
    type of:
    wet
    cause to become wet
  3. verb
    cook in a marinade
    souse herring”
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    type of:
    cook
    transform and make suitable for consumption by heating
  4. verb
    become drunk or drink excessively
    synonyms: hit it up, inebriate, soak
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    type of:
    booze, drink, fuddle
    consume alcohol
  5. noun
    the act of making something completely wet
    synonyms: drenching, soaking, sousing
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    type of:
    wetting
    the act of making something wet
  6. noun
    pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
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    type of:
    sausage
    highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
  7. noun
    a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    synonyms: alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker
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    type of:
    drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino
    a chronic drinker
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