GRE Word List


to plunge into water

The meaning of the word douse is to plunge into water.

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foistto introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant
collationa light meal allowed on fast days in place of lunch or supper
tribunea Roman official under the monarchy and the republic with the function of protecting the plebeian citizen from arbitrary action by the patrician magistrates
improviseto compose, recite, play, or sing extemporaneously
negligencethe quality or state of being negligent
lurkto lie in wait in a place of concealment especially for an evil purpose
noxiousphysically harmful or destructive to living beings
misdemeanora crime less serious than a felony (see felony
tortuousmarked by repeated twists, bends, or turns : winding