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delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
enumerate - list; mention one by one
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner