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reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar