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boon

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1 a thing that helps
  • the couple's generous donation was a great boon to the charity's fund-raising campaign

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2 an act of kind assistance
  • a softhearted man who finds it hard to deny any boon, whether it be for friend or stranger

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3 something granted as a special favor
  • at the high school, seniors are given certain boons that make them the envy of underclassmen

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4 something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing
  • the unexpected rain was a boon for the farmers who had been struggling with drought

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The first known use of boon was in the 12th century

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“Boon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boon. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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