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::: gratuity - tip
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background