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reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected