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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
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
injurious - harmful; causing injury
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question