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beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
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
satirical - using satire; mocking
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem