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::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: 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
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
::: reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement