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::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
::: bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
::: panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing