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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
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
innocuous - harmless
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate