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scanty - meager; insufficient
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder