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.
He didn't have the power of creating a new office, or granting any salary, gratuity, or allowance, without the sanction of the Governor-General of India.
He was dismissed, but in recognition of his past services they voted him a gratuity.
Justice William Brennan noted that welfare benefits are ‘‘a matter of statutory entitlement for persons qualified to receive them,’’ adding that ‘‘it may be realistic today to regard welfare entitlements as more like ‘property’ than a ‘gratuity’’’ Here Brennan cited Charles A. Reich’s book ‘‘The New Property’’.
Commander Evans, the captain of "Doterel" telegrammed the Admiralty from Montevideo on 3 May 1881: The ship's guns, screw and other valuable fittings were salvaged by and . The contemporary rules governing pensions allowed the widow or dependent children of the dead men a gratuity equal to a year's pay, although the loss of their property was not compensated.
Finally, in 1833 the Pennsylvania Congress voted to give Hector the one time “gratuity” of forty dollars.
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More Vocab Wordswhit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
grotto - small cavern
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.