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::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully