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surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
feign - pretend
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food