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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
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder