Antonyms for boon
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : boon|
|Phonetic Transcription : bun|
Definition of boonOrigin :
- 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).
- noun advantage
- I am never so surrounded by boon companions as when I am all alone.
- Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
- The boon I crave is that you will place it in my hands and let me die still grasping it.
- Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
- Let us go to Montcalm, and demand admission: he dare not deny a child the boon.
- Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
- And is that the only boon you crave at my hands, Mr. Kirkwood?
- Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
- The bearer of this gift is entitled to claim any boon from Isabella.
- Extract from : « Gomez Arias » by Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
- Was it that in his own eyes he was but a worm glorified with the boon of serving an angel?
- Extract from : « Heather and Snow » by George MacDonald
- He drank enormous quantities of brandy, and was a boon companion of Coupeau.
- Extract from : « A Zola Dictionary » by J. G. Patterson
- Leastwise, he ain't what you'd go so far as to call a boon companion.
- Extract from : « Faro Nell and Her Friends » by Alfred Henry Lewis
- "It is a boon I could dispense with," she assured him, and rose.
- Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
- Say you let a man live who has never done you wrong, will he be grateful for the boon?
- Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
Synonyms for boon
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