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saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
craven - cowardly
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire