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Agricultural OriginsPlay
Originally, 'reap' referred specifically to cutting down and collecting crops. SlideAfter months of care, the farmers reap their fields at harvest time.
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Physical ActionPlay
Reaping involves physical work and is often associated with the use of tools like scythes. SlideBefore machinery, reaping was done manually.
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Seasonal ActivityPlay
'Reap' can imply a seasonal event, especially in relation to traditional farming cycles. SlideThe villagers celebrate the time to reap with a festival.