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minatory - menacing; threatening
accost - approach and speak first to a person
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens