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reciprocal
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • She saw their sashes untied, their hair pulled about their ears, their work-bags searched, and their knives and scissors stolen away, and felt no doubt of its being a reciprocal enjoyment.
  • If the strength of your reciprocal attachment had failed, as between many people, and under many circumstances it naturally would during a four years’ engagement, your situation would have been pitiable, indeed."

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as in: reciprocal privileges Define
something shared or interchanged equally (such as equal responsibility, shared feelings, mutual respect, or exchanged aid)
as in: reciprocal numbers Define
inversely related -- especially one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1; e.g., 1/5 is the reciprocal of 5
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