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He said, “We’ll remove our missiles from Turkey, if you remove those from Cuba,” So it was the process of reciprocation, not being a hard-ass, that did it.
HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING (EP. 463)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 27, 2021FREAKONOMICS
It suited both parties to maintain harmony—it behoved every Afrikaner to be one-minded in friendly reciprocation.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
It is difficult perhaps for an inferior mind to estimate what a superior mind enjoys in the reciprocation of affection.
THE LADIES' VASEAN AMERICAN LADY
Even the Seeds of these two plants are so alike that one sometimes sows Antipathy when he thinks he is sowing Reciprocation.
CUPID'S ALMANAC AND GUIDE TO HEARTICULTURE FOR THIS YEAR AND NEXTJOHN CECIL CLAY
But it had turned bitter cold, and the idea of friendly reciprocation occurred to nobody next door.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
On these principles can be founded a theory of reciprocation with respect to a linear complex.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
If you do not do it, he considers you either apathetic or rich, and hence no reciprocation is forthcoming.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
My friend is sick himself, and the reciprocation of complaints and groans affords not much of either pleasure or instruction.
LIFE OF JOHNSON, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)BOSWELL
Here is a reciprocation of generosity and gratitude so pleasing, that the tale makes its own way to credit.
LIVES OF THE ENGLISH POETS: WALLER, MILTON, COWLEYSAMUEL JOHNSON
He disliked Wilding by instinct, which was but a reciprocation of the feeling with which Wilding was inspired by him.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO RECIPROCATION

  • accrual
  • accruement
  • compensation
  • gain
  • gate
  • income
  • interest
  • proceeds
  • profit
  • reciprocation
  • recompense
  • reimbursement
  • reparation
  • repayment
  • reward
  • take
  • yield
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