How to Pronounce douse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "douse" is [dˈa͡ʊs], [dˈa‍ʊs], [d_ˈaʊ_s].

"Douse" in context

Douse is a verb that means to put out or extinguish something. It can be used to extinguish fires, lights, and other sources of heat or light. It can also be used to drench someone or something, such as a person in water or a cloth with a liquid. Douse can also mean to suddenly allay or reduce something, such as anger or enthusiasm. For example, someone can douse his or her enthusiasm by rationalizing or downplaying something.

Douse is a common occurrence in everyday life.

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