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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
::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death