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English noun: perk

1. perk (possession) an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

SamplesA limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job.

Synonymsfringe benefit, perquisite

Broader (hypernym)benefit

Narrower (hyponym)apanage, appanage, backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, gratuity, pourboire, tip

English verb: perk

1. perk (body) gain or regain energy

SamplesI picked up after a nap.

Synonymsgain vigor, percolate, perk up, pick up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)convalesce, recover, recuperate

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