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outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear