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::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: 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
::: deserts - what someone deserves
::: benediction - blessing
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness