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::: cohesion - tendency to keep together
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose