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incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft