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perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
blunder - error; stupid mistake
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
deluge - flood; rush; V.
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.