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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
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
hummock - small hill; hillock
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar