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retort - quick sharp reply; V.
cadet - student at a military school
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
progenitor - ancestor
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
allege - state without proof
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general