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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
deranged - insane
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant