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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy