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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence