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::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art