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::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: 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
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail