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arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic