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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
inception - start; beginning
quicksilver - mercury
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position