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feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
gamut - entire range
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision