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benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate