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prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
decoy - lure or bait; V.
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander