Predicate: douse

Roleset id: douse.01 , cover with a liquid, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

douse.01: DOUSE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'douse' based on ectb2 instances. VerbNet entry 9.8, comparison with 'flood.' (from douse.01-v predicate notes)


douse (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: douser (vnrole: 9.8-agent)
        Arg1-GOL: thing doused (vnrole: 9.8-destination)
        Arg2-PPT: liquid, doused with what? (vnrole: 9.8-theme)

Example: all arguments

        He-1 tried * using deliberately crumpled paper * to produce a mottled effect with the ink, and worked on a blurring effect, achieved * by *-1 briefly dousing a freshly painted silk scroll in water.

        Arg0: *-1 -- He
        Argm-tmp: briefly
        Rel: dousing
        Arg1: a freshly painted silk scroll
        Arg2: in water