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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
pinnace - small boat
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy