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acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry