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arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
correlation - mutual relationship
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions