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rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
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
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard