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May 21, 2023

Word of the Day: Gamut

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: May 21, 2023

\GAM-ut\ noun

What It Means

A gamut is a range or series of related things. When we say that something “runs the gamut,” we are saying that it encompasses an entire range of related things.

// I adore licorice, mints, lollipops, candy corn—the whole gamut of penny candy.

// On that fateful day, her emotions ran the gamut from joy to despair.

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