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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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It's crest stands up stiff on its head and it answers to the name of JoJo.
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The dog, who answers to the name Elsa, has been lost since it ran away from Cotman Gardens in the White Leaf area of South Shields.