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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate