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acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics