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reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
philology - study of language or words
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry