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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
linguistic - pertaining to language
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology