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(Re: 5 Across) NOUN: In Scotland, a brae is a hillside or slope. The word is often used in place names, such as Skara Brae, in the Orkney Islands.
(Re: 14 Across) NOUN: An alteration of ogive, which in architecture refers to a pointed arch or a diagonal rib in a Gothic vault, ogee refers to a pointed arch that has an S-shape on both sides. The word is used in modern English to refer to an S-shaped decorative molding, and colloquially means an S-shaped curve. The origin of the word is unknown.
(Re: 18 Across) ADJECTIVE: Derived from the Latin root ala meaning "wing," alate is used as an adjective to describe insect with wings, or in some instance plant seeds with structures having wing-like extensions.
(Re: 41 Across) ADJECTIVE: Derived from the Latin word spectrum meaning "image" or "apparition," spectral is used in the English language to describe something as ghostly. In astronomy, spectral type is a star classification system, categorized by the light emitted. A spectral color is a color that has varying shades.