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benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic