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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
unfeigned - genuine; real
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.