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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
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
::: ovation - enthusiastic applause
::: virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.