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hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
solemnity - seriousness; gravity