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catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random