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ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
febrile - feverish
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp