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anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
progenitor - ancestor
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious