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pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic