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douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
finale - conclusion; concluding part