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::: gratuity - tip
::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty