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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The reciprocal exchange of favors, services, assistance, or praise.

Usage examples (37)
  • Or is this another example of literary backscratching?
  • So serious mutual backscratching is the order of the day.
  • To read more examples of backscratching by authors, click here.
  • We just contract it out to our backscratching mercenaries overseas. for more
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