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boohn

  • n  a desirable state
    a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors
  • s  very close and convivial
    boon companions

  • As the company approached bankruptcy, Harold’s efforts were a boon to the future of his company.
  • The legend says that the Greek god granted him a boon of immortality.
  • President-elect Obama has pledged to lift the seven-year ban on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research a boon for the field.
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  • Bob Knight in SI.com
    That would be a boon to the economy,Knight said. "They are people I've known for a long time, and it's nice they keep track of (the record). But it's not like a record in the Masters or breaking Babe Ruth's record."

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