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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary