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comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment