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::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: interminable - endless
::: undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology