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arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
bode - foreshadow; portend
baroque - highly ornate
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena