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collation - a light meal; collating
crave - desire; want intensely
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve