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platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge