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introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
brawl - noisy quarrel
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
malady - illness
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president