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Though younger than myself, she reciprocated the love she had inspired.

I had no secrets from them (hear, hear), and this confidence was reciprocated on their part.

He fell greatly in love, and ventured to believe that the emotion was reciprocated.

That officer, with the utmost sincerity, reciprocated the sentiment.

Believe me, the feeling is reciprocated in its fullest extent.

She had a passion for Jethro, and she knew that Jethro reciprocated it.

On one hand, the fear that their expression should not be understood and reciprocated by the Quadroon.

I knew that my passion, even if reciprocated, must be secret and silent.

And the gentlemen—no doubt they reciprocated her nonchalance?

A gleam of indignation flashed from his eyes, which was reciprocated by his captors.

WORD ORIGIN

"to return, requite," 1610s, back-formation from reciprocation, or else from Latin reciprocatus, past participle of reciprocare "rise and fall, move back and forth; reverse the motion of," from reciprocus (see reciprocal). Related: Reciprocated; reciprocating.

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