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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
squander - waste; spend foolishly
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
adage - wise saying; proverb
portly - stout; corpulent
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston