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expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
adjoin - be next to
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display