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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.Benjamin Disraeli
See also bon
- A blessing or benefit.
- Finding the dry cave was a boon to the weary travellers.
- Anaesthetics are a great boon to modern surgery.
- (archaic) that which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present
- Every good gift and every perfect boon is from above — James I. 17
- (obsolete) a prayer or petition
- For which to God he made so many an idle boon — Spenser
Adjectiveboon (not comparable)
- (obsolete) good; prosperous; as, "boon voyage"
- kind; bountiful; benign
- gay; merry; jovial; convivial
- He was a boon companion to have around
- Which ... Nature boon Poured forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain — Milton
- A boon companion, loving his bottle — Arbuthnot
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