What is another word for sousing?

99 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈa͡ʊsɪŋ], [ sˈa‍ʊsɪŋ], [ s_ˈaʊ_s_ɪ_ŋ]

Sousing is a word used to describe the act of soaking something in a liquid, usually vinegar or brine. There are a number of synonyms that can be used to describe this action, including pickling, marinating, steeping, immersing, dousing, saturating, and soaking. Pickling typically refers to the process of soaking vegetables, fruits, or meats in a mixture of vinegar and spices to preserve them. Marinating is the act of soaking meats or other foods in oil, vinegar, or a combination of both, along with various herbs and spices to enhance their flavor. Steeping refers to the act of soaking tea or other herbs in hot water to extract their flavors and medicinal properties. Immersing refers to the act of completely submerging something in liquid, while dousing and saturating both refer to thoroughly soaking something.

Similar words:

- inhaling, snorting

- nose, sniffers

- nose-to-mouth resuscitation

- snuff, huff and puff

- nose blocker

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    Usage examples for Sousing

    Mavis warned Dale that he would get a sousing, when he told her that he was obliged to go as far as Rodchurch.
    "The Devil's Garden"
    W. B. Maxwell
    The mother was there diligently sousing something that she had caught; and presently she appeared and the little ones forgot their play in the joy of eating.
    "A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories"
    William Long
    These clatter over the cobbles as she scurries about with a crab-like movement, sousing, dousing, and scrubbing as she goes; for Tyne attacks the sidewalk outside with as much gusto as she does the hall and floors.
    "The Other Fellow"
    F. Hopkinson Smith

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