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::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: 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
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: surpass - exceed
::: patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt