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nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.