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incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
cleft - N: split
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret