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elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
execrable - very bad; detestable
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
avocation - secondary or minor occupation