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rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
apparition - ghost; phantom
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment