per·qui·site – (pûr′kwĭ-zĭt) (Makes your mouth do nice set of pouts when spoken and has smile in there too. Try it now – watches, nods)
Definition: plural – perquisites – abbreviation– perk.
- To aqquire a boon or benefit purely through station or occupation – a privilege, gain, or profit incidental to regular salary or wages;especially: one expected or promised
something held or claimed as an exclusive right or possession
A gratuity or tip.
Used in a sentence;
“Gerald and his twin Algernon had the perquisites of the upper class having been born into the Flatheringboy family, and were therefore comlete arseholes to the staff’.”
1400-50; Derives from late Middle English perquisites – property acquired otherwise than by inheritance – Medieval Latin perquīsītum/perquirere, acquisition, from Latin, neuter past participle of perquīrere, to search diligently for : per-, per- + quaerere, to seek, or search for thoroughly.
Prequisite (yet confuses many none-the-less)
Notable Quote –
“To be fertile in hypotheses is the first perquisite of creativity and to be willing to throw them away the moment experience contradicts them is the next.” – William James