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gamut - entire range
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person