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recapitulate - summarize
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
gullible - easily deceived
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
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