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douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule