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Word: reciprocate

Definition: 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


Sentences Containing 'reciprocate'

Although devastated when she finds out that Kiritani does not reciprocate her feelings, she gradually comes to accept it.
As Benvolio argues, she is best replaced by someone who will reciprocate.
Emma manipulates Stone into admitting that he has a gang, before staging a kiss - when he finally leant in to reciprocate Emma pulled out and revealed that she knew that Stone has feelings for her.
Even though she doesn't reciprocate his love, he remains faithful and tries to protect her.
If, on the eve of such a departure, you will accompany our mutual friend, Mr. Thomas Traddles, to our present abode, and there reciprocate the wishes natural to the occasion, you will confer a Boon 'On 'One 'Who 'Is 'Ever yours, 'WILKINS MICAWBER.'
In 2005, to reciprocate, Oed Ronne and Peter Anderson contributed to Allen Clapp and The Orange Peels' album "Circling The Sun".
When the female and chicks pick up the sounds of his approach, they reciprocate, and by this means the male can find his family even when they have moved away from the nest. On his arrival he assumes an upright posture and raises his wings, displaying the wet belly feathers.

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