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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship