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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
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: deign - condescend; stoop