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nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
allure - entice; attract; tempt
acknowledge - recognize; admit