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marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
truism - self-evident truth
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity