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benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
caricature - distortion; burlesque
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination