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indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
surmise - guess; N.
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry