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warranted - justified; authorized
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile