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answer or response antiphon , replication
summon to court to answer charge arraign
legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment arraignment
question-and-answer book on Christian principles catechism
program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience chat show , talk show
arrive at an answer or solution decide
defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him defence , defense , demurrer , denial
plea that delays the action without settling the cause of action; it can challenge the jurisdiction or claim disability of the defendant etc. (such defenses are usually raised in the defendant's answer) dilatory plea
mission requiring one force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly the supported force's request for assistance direct support
deceptive in answer equivocal
postpone or avoid making a statement or giving an answer equivocate , prevaricate
respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer equivocator , hedger , tergiversator
answer, witty, that occurs to one when it is too late esprit d'escalier
answer, deliberately vague in evasive
(law) an answer by a defendant that fails to admit or deny the allegations set forth in the complaint evasive answer
avoid giving direct answer fence , hedge
civil right (guaranteed by the 5th amendment to the United States Constitution) to refuse to answer questions or otherwise give testimony against yourself freedom from self-incrimination , privilege against self incrimination
(Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers Galatea
collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults guarantee , guaranty
question that suggests answer sought leading question
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