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Bourgeois
"no" the village headman corrected her. "a ____ toy"

typical of affluent middle-class people, who are oftend characterized as conventional, conservative or materialist in outlook.
Adj.
Galvanize
"his command ____ed the crowd"
To startle into sudden activity; stimulate
V.
Surreptitious
"I saw LUo giving me a ____-- wink".
Done, made or acquired by secret or sneak methods
Vertiginous
"looking up at the_____ slopes all around me, i could just make out a footpath fising form the shadowy fissures in the cliff towards the sky, where it seemed to melt into the misty air."

causing dizziness, esecially because of being very high or exposed
. ADJ
Prudent
"he never toko ohis daughter with im on his trips, and the decision,________ but pitiless, caused grat distress to all the young bacheleors aspriring for her favor.

careful in providing for the future; provident
ADJ.
Dispensation
"Even the sucess of our oral cinema show didn't ear us a ____."

Exemption or release from a rule or obligation (esp. religious)
NOUN
Macabre
"The most trivial occurence, someone's offhand remark, for instance or a _____ joke, or just a change in the weather, became, in my eyes, a bad omen a foreboding of death.

Gruesome and horrifying;ghastly;horrible
ADJ
Officious
"The Headman hled the violin upright and peered into the back interior of th ebody like an _____ customs officer searching for drugs"

Characteristic of somebody who is eager to give unwatned help or advice
ADJ
Beatific
"he crinkled up his eyes in a wide,______ smile"

Blissful, happiness, radiating great serenity
ADJ.
Veneration
"it became an object of _______, almost."

feeing of awe, respect
NOUN
Irksome
"From time to time the rain lasted for days on end, and the lack of tobacco would become increasingly _____"

slightly annoying, especially by being tedious
ADJ
Livid
"The blows left vivid welts on Luo's flesh".

dicolored by a bruse
most commonly used to indicate someone who is angy)
ADJ