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collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
malady - illness
squander - waste; spend foolishly
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert