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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
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle