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noun

The whole range, sequence, or scale, as in the gamut of emotion from joy to grief.

Note: Way too often you will hear people say runs the gambit. Careful. It’s run the gamut.

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited and the wealth and confusion man has created.

—Edward Steichen Time, April 7, 1961

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