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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
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
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
appall - dismay; shock deeply
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)