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perquisite

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  1. 1 a small sum of money given for a service over and above what is due give the movers a perquisite if they do a good job Synonyms gratuity, tipRelated Words donation, gift, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present; bonus, favor, reward; contribution, offering

  2. 2 something given in addition to what is ordinarily expected or owed the use of a company car is one perquisite of the job Synonyms cumshaw, dividend, donative, extra, gratuity, gravy, gravy train, lagniappe, perk, bonus, throw-in, tipRelated Words pension; bestowal, presentation; benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, bounty, charity, generosity, largesse (also largess), philanthropy; contribution, donation, gift, offering, present; grant, subsidy; boon, manna, windfall; favor, freebie (or freebee), giveaway, premium; award, prize, reward; fringe benefit, icing

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