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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
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia