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bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
sentinel - sentry; lookout
cogitate - think over; ponder
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually