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::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: dissonance - discord
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: decelerate - slow down
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch