Drench is a related term of suffuse.
As verbs the difference between drench and suffuse
is that drench
is to soak, to make very wet while suffuse
is to spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
As a noun drench
is a draught administered to an animal or drench
can be (obsolete|uk) a military vassal, mentioned in the domesday book.
(etyl) drenchen, from (etyl) . More at drink.
A draught administered to an animal.
(obsolete) A drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging.
- A drench of wine.
- Give my roan horse a drench .
To soak, to make very wet.
To cause to drink; especially, to dose (e.g. a horse) with medicine by force.
- Now dam the ditches and the floods restrain; / Their moisture has already drenched the plain.
Anglo-Saxon dreng warrior, soldier, akin to Icelandic drengr.
(obsolete, UK) A military vassal, mentioned in the Domesday Book.
To spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
(figuratively) To spread through or over in the manner of a liquid.
- The entire room was suffused with a golden light.
- The warmth suffused his cold fingers.
The verb is often used in the passive voice.