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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
gamut - entire range
scorch - sear; N.
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.