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::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: pretext - excuse
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive