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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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Have you ever wondered if your child in the future answers back, what would you feel?
There should be an agreement that purchasing should have answers back to AP by the end of the next day--a 24-hour turnaround.
Billy attacks Alfie, Charlie tries to strangle him and Kat smashes up the kitchen and rows with Little Mo, who actually answers back.