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::: industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
::: crone - hag; ugly old woman
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: wizardry - sorcery; magic
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.