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dowse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dowsedowse1 /daʊz/ verb [intransitive + for]  RFto look for water or minerals under the ground using a special stick that points to where they are
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dowsedowse2 /daʊs/ verb [transitive]  x-refanother spelling of douse→ See Verb table
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Verb table
dowse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydowse
he, she, itdowses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydowsed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dowsed
he, she, ithas dowsed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dowsed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dowse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dowsed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dowsing
he, she, itis dowsing
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you, we, theyare dowsing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dowsing
you, we, theywere dowsing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dowsing
he, she, ithas been dowsing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dowsing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dowsing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dowsing
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Verb table
dowse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydousedowse
he, she, itdousesdowses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydouseddowsed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave doused
he, she, ithas doused
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad doused
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dowse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have doused
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dousing
he, she, itis dousing
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you, we, theyare dousing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dousing
you, we, theywere dousing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dousing
he, she, ithas been dousing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dousing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dousing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dousing
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