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bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
monochrome - painting in only one color; 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
belligerent - quarrelsome
pendulous - hanging; suspended
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary