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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
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy