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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
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
decoy - lure or bait; V.
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
jocund - merry