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gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
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
obsidian - black volcanic rock
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract