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spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
abrogate - abolish
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light