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elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea