Part of speech:
One that serves as security against an implied threat:
A person held in custody, captivity, or a condition of forcible restraint, especially while on trial or serving a prison sentence.
Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
A feudal serf
A person found or declared guilty of an offense or crime.
Taken in, sucked up, assimilated, etc.
giving or marked by complete attention to; ; ; - Walter de la Mare
Having the attention applied; engrossed:
being in captivity
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