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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
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
knack - special talent; art
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel