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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
caricature - distortion; burlesque
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
iota - very small quantity