Sentences Containing 'gratuity'
The debtor, for fear of a very severe execution, was obliged, without any further gratuity, to vote for the candidate whom the creditor recommended.
More Vocab Words::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: annihilate - destroy
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)