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retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
incorrigible - uncorrectable
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience