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retort - quick sharp reply; V.
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy