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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
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town