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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
::: stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: chaotic - in utter disorder
::: denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic