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gamut

  
1       n-sing   The gamut of something is the complete range of things of that kind, or a wide variety of things of that kind.  
usu the N of n   (=range)  
As the story unfolded throughout the past week, I experienced the gamut of emotions: shock, anger, sadness, disgust, confusion.     
2    To run the gamutof something means to include, express, or experience all the different things of that kind, or a wide variety of them.  
run the gamut      phrase   V inflects  
The show runs the gamut of 20th century design...     
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gamut

  
  
area, catalogue, compass, field, range, scale, scope, series, sweep  

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