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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
inkling - hint; slight indication