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tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
masticate - chew
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)