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  • n. a reciprocal group action


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  • Each time I bought stock for myself, I picked up a few for Eli, too, and while he spent most of his money paying back investors and genuinely trying to turn Empire into a computer game, he managed to do pretty well alongside me, two unlikely success stories from Empire Road in the Spokane Valley.

    Land of the Blind

  • Add that to the problem of paying back Mr. Burnham.

    The English Witch

  • I recalled Clemente and Neverman discussing paying back a loan.

    Ask the Cards a Question

  • Nearly half of Sextus Pompeius’s hoard never even reached the Treasury—it went on paying back loans with interest.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • After my graduation in June 1932, I went back to Lowell Park for another summer so I could save some money and begin paying back my debt for overdue tuition.

    An American Life


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