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deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array