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hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
granary - storehouse for grain
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth