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drench

Verb

1 drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor" [syn: swamp]
2 force to drink
3 permeate or impregnate; "The war drenched the country in blood" [syn: imbrue]
4 cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face" [syn: douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse]

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English

Etymology

Old English drenċ; drenċan.

Noun

  1. A draught administered to an animal.

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To soak, to make very wet.

Related terms

Translations

to soak, to make very wet

Extensive Definition

Drench® is a brand of bottled spring water owned by Britvic. Drench® is only one of a range of water brands from Britvic, which includes Pennine Spring® and Fruit Shoot® H20.

The Water

The spring water is filtered through sandstone for upto 50 years and then bottled at source from a spring within the Yorkshire hills.
The bottles come in 500ml, 750ml, 1.5 liters and 2 liter sizes. Supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Somerfield and Waitrose all stock ther stores with it.

TV Advert

Drench® have recently launched a television advertisment campaign with the character Brains from Thunderbirds dancing to Rhythm is a Dancer by SNAP. The advert depicts Brains dancing, he then takes a sip of Drench® and dances better than before. The slogan "Brains perform best when they're hydrated" appears on screen followed by a picture of a Drench® water bottle and "Your Brain's 75% water".

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