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acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
gruesome - grisly; horrible
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
deluge - flood; rush; V.
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot