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  Definition of Dowse
  1. searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
  2. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
  3. slacken; "douse a rope"
  4. use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal
  5. wet thoroughly
Similar Words: dowsing, rhabdomancy, drench, douse, soak, sop, souse

 

Hyponyms: brine, bedraggle, bate, ret, sluice, flush

 

Derivational Morphology: drenching, soaking, souse, sousing, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, dowsing, rhabdomancy, water witch, dowser, rhabdomancer, divining rod, dowsing rod, waterfinder, water finder

 

 
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