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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption