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discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
hut - crude dwelling; shack
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye