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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency