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Physical ActionPlay
Use 'douse' to describe a physical action that involves pouring a lot of liquid. SlideHe doused the car with soapy water while washing it.
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Extinguishing FiresPlay
'Douse' is often used when putting out fires with various liquids. SlideFirefighters doused the burning building with foam.
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Not Just WaterPlay
While 'douse' is commonly associated with water, it can refer to any liquid. SlideThe chef doused the pan with wine to create a sauce.