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answer

1. Law
a. a party's written reply to his opponent's interrogatories
b. (in divorce law) the respondent's written reply to the petition
2. a musical phrase that follows the subject of a fugue, reproducing it a fifth higher or a fourth lower
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Police are appealing for anyone who may recognise this man or who may have witnessed anyone answering the description behaving suspiciously in the Danescourt area of the River Taff to contact them on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote reference 1400349880.
Men answering the description were interviewed and eliminated but the 'vagrant' was never found.
They saw a man answering the description of the burglar at the Collegiate Grammar School for girls and restrained him until police arrived.