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Answer

A formal rebuttal that the defendant in a lawsuit makes against the claims of the plaintiff. The answer asserts that the plaintiff's allegations are false, or, if they are true, that the defendant is not liable for them.
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The mirror said "There's no excuse For the horrible mess you're in If you don't heed the warning I give you this morning Just throw me in the bin" "Not on your life" I answered back "Just tell me what to do" "The solution's as simple As squeezing a pimple Take your head to The Cutting Crew".
Subsequently, when a reporter approached Butler for comment, the 43-year-old answered back with a baffled "Who's Brandi Glanville?
Prominent Algerian singer Warda has answered back to all requests made that she should resign from her singing career with a new duet with Saudi singer Abadi Al Jawhar.
Bromsgrove answered back quickly with a fine try from Aaron Higgins, the scrum half looked dangerous all game and he sprinted round the breakdown before a good step took him past the full back to score.
Thunder were competitive in the first half despite tries for Scott Kaighan and Aaron Law - and answered back with scores of their own from Will Bate and Stephen Welton.
Frank Lampard scored in overtime in the 104th minute, but Everton answered back with a goal from Leighton Baines in the dying moments of the match.