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abscission - cutting off; separation
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument