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noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation