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reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)