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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
tenacity - firmness; persistence
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
confound - confuse; puzzle