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hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
multiform - having many forms
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people