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reprisal - retaliation
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
detonation - explosion
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way