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confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
cistern - reservoir or water tank
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
belligerent - quarrelsome
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
expedite - hasten; make go faster
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio