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What is another word for hostage?

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A person seized to compel another party to respond in a certain way because of the threat of harm
“A serial bank robber busts out of prison with a federal cop as an accidental hostage.”
A person or group that is used or controlled by another
Something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
To hold (someone or something) hostage in order to exchange for something else
“Then it was on down past the olive groves and the vineyards to the villa, in which I was hostaged for eleven days.”
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