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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
suitor - man who is courting a woman
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
engender - cause; produce; give rise to