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retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules