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reciprocal
Used in
Moby Dick
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  • These things are reciprocal; the ball rebounds, only to bound forward again; for now in laying open the haunts of the whale, the whalemen seem to have indirectly hit upon new clews to that same mystic North-West Passage.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now in the present case Erskine contended that the examples of the whale and the lady were reciprocally illustrative of each other.  (not reviewed by editor)

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