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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drench v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drenched p. pr. & vb. n. Drenching.]
 1. To cause to drink; especially, to dose by force; to put a potion down the throat of, as of a horse; hence. to purge violently by physic.
    As =\“to fell,” is “to make to fall,” and “to lay,” to make to lie.” so “to drench,” is “to make to drink.”\=   --Trench.
 2. To steep in moisture; to wet thoroughly; to soak; to saturate with water or other liquid; to immerse.
 Now dam the ditches and the floods restrain;
 Their moisture has already drenched the plain.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 drenched
      adj 1: wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door
             drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "a shirt saturated
             with perspiration"; "his shoes were sopping (or
             soaking)"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy
             clothes" [syn: saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden,
              sopping, soppy]
      2: abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in
         combination; "drenched in moonlight"; "moon-drenched
         meadows" [syn: drenched in]