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  • n. Plural form of boon.


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  • These co-ops spend locally and are rooted locally, so they are long-term boons to their local economies.

    Sarah van Gelder: The New Economy Won't Be Like the Last One

  • “Whichever of the two promised boons is the more acceptable to thee that will I give thee.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • With this attainment, we achieve a state of absorbed concentration having the so-called boons of bliss, clarity and nonconceptuality or starkness.

    The Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra ��� Session Seven

  • Cheaper, easier cloud music set to gather steam Price cuts, technology upgrades called boons to Web-based plans

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  • He spoke for twenty-five minutes, offering up his own life experience and his own outlook, comparing and contrasting the two cultures, and hypothesizing the boons to be gained from reunification of the two.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • It is a time to rest and recharge and try new things and it is one of the greatest boons of the academic life.

    Sabbatical at SF Novelists

  • Watch for the motifs of Campbell's monomyth and know that you are always voting, at least in part, for echos of a common journey, and for the hope that once your hero wins the victory, he or she will not be changed by it, or by the culture of political boons and their bestowing.

    Christopher Cocca: Updating The Hero Myth Of Barack Obama

  • "A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man."

    Christopher Cocca: Updating The Hero Myth Of Barack Obama

  • Rocky Mountain people use those mountains for skiing, hiking, biking, running, camping, fishing and hunting, and they protect wild areas as true natural resources, boons to eco-tourism and of course, real estate values.

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  • His pronouncement that tourism "is where America's economy needs to go in the years ahead" could not be more wrong or more telling about the blindness of a society whose members think trading services for services within our borders or services for foreign travel dollars will be meaningful boons to our economy.

    America the Outgoing and Helpful


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