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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
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
contaminate - pollute
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
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