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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
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
beeline - direct quick route
annuity - yearly allowance
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
gratuity - tip