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arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
retinue - following; attendants
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
belated - delayed
regale - entertain
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life