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::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness