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reciprocate

verb
     
re‧cip‧ro‧cate
1 [intransitive and transitive] formal to do or give something, because something similar has been done or given to you:
When he spoke I was expected to reciprocate with some remark of my own.
2 [transitive] to feel the same about someone as they feel about you:
It was a hopeless love that could not possibly be reciprocated.
reciprocation noun [uncountable]

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