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::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: ventral - abdominal
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: apiarist - person who keeps bees
::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot