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badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
suitor - man who is courting a woman
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive