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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
wrath - anger; fury