Unformatted text preview: service personnel. Q.E.D. abbreviation for the Latin quod erat demonstrandum, meaning "which was to be demonstrated or proven," a phrase used in mathematics. Raskolnikov Clevinger compares Yossarian to the central character in Fyodor Dostoyevski's novel Crime and Punishment (1866), who maintains, at least for a time, that the end justifies the means. recant to withdraw or renounce beliefs or statements formerly held. requisition a formal written order, request, or application for equipment. reticent habitually silent or uncommunicative. ruefully regretfully; feeling or showing remorse. sarcophagus any-stone coffin, especially one on display, as in a monumental tomb. sardonic disdainfully or bitterly sarcastic and ironic....
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