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::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
::: 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
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary