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arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren