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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
buffoon - stupid person; clown
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.