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boon

[ boon ]SEE DEFINITION OF boon

Synonyms for boon

  • blessing
  • godsend
  • windfall
  • benefaction
  • benefit
  • benevolence
  • break
  • compliment
  • donation
  • favor
  • gift
  • good
  • grant
  • gratuity
  • help
  • largess
  • present
  • good fortune
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Antonyms for boon

  • bad fortune
  • bad luck
  • disadvantage
  • forfeit
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • loss
  • misfortune
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOON

I am never so surrounded by boon companions as when I am all alone.

The boon I crave is that you will place it in my hands and let me die still grasping it.

Let us go to Montcalm, and demand admission: he dare not deny a child the boon.

And is that the only boon you crave at my hands, Mr. Kirkwood?

The bearer of this gift is entitled to claim any boon from Isabella.

Was it that in his own eyes he was but a worm glorified with the boon of serving an angel?

He drank enormous quantities of brandy, and was a boon companion of Coupeau.

Leastwise, he ain't what you'd go so far as to call a boon companion.

"It is a boon I could dispense with," she assured him, and rose.

Say you let a man live who has never done you wrong, will he be grateful for the boon?

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., bone "petition," from Old Norse bon "a petition, prayer," from Proto-Germanic *boniz (cf. Old English ben "prayer, petition," bannan "to summon;" see ban).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BOON

advantage

nounbenefit, favored position or circumstance

beauties

nounadvantage

benefit

nounadvantage, profit
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