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::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: decapitate - behead