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Bona Fide
adverb chiefly Law
sincerely; without intention to deceive : the court will assume that they have acted bona fide.
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary : he turned to confront his antagonist.
• Biochemistry a substance that interferes with or inhibits the physiological action of another. Compare with agonist .
• Anatomy a muscle whose action counteracts that of another specified muscle. Compare with agonist .
the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text.
• the main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation : in this colonial struggle, the main protagonists were Great Britain and France.
• an advocate or champion of a particular cause or idea : a strenuous protagonist of the new agricultural policy.
maltreat |malˈtrēt|
verb [ trans. ] (often be maltreated)
treat (a person or animal) cruelly or with violence.
maltreater noun
maltreatment noun
ORIGIN early 18th cent.: from French maltraiter.
noun [often with adj. ]
a situation or event that creates a sudden increase in wealth, good fortune, or profits : a bonanza in military sales | [as adj. ] a bonanza year for the computer industry.
• a large amount of something desirable : the festive feature film bonanza.
ORIGIN early 19th cent. (originally U.S., esp. with reference to success when mining): from Spanish, literally ‘fair weather, prosperity,’ from Latin bonus ‘good.’
antagonize |anˈtagəˌnīz|
verb [ trans. ]
cause (someone) to become hostile : he antagonized many colleagues during the budget wars.
• Biochemistry (of a substance) act as an antagonist of (a substance or its action) : two other drugs antagonized the antidepressantlike effect.
ORIGIN mid 18th cent. (in the sense [struggle against] ): from Greek antagōnizesthai, from ant- ‘against’ + agōnizesthai ‘struggle’ (from agōn ‘contest’ ).
detractors never deterred me from pursuing my art: critic, disparager, denigrator, deprecator, belittler, attacker, fault-finder, backbiter; slanderer, libeler; informal knocker.
For Wikipedia Bounties, see Wikipedia:Bounty board.
Bounty may refer to:

Bounty (reward), an amount of money or other reward offered by an organization for the capture of a person or thing
In transportation:

HMS Bounty, an 18th century British Royal Navy ship
Bounty, the name for the 1960 built replica of the 18th century ship HMS Bounty
In geography:

Bounty, Saskatchewan, a ghost town located in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Bounty Bay, an embayment of the Pacific Ocean into Pitcairn Island, named for the ship
Bounty Islands, a small group of 13 islets and numerous rocks in the south Pacific Ocean which are territorially part of New Zealand
In film, television, and radio:

The Bounty, a 1984 film with Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins
The Bounty Hunter, a 2010 film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston.
Bounty, a 1993 documentary, the first Kinopanorama production shot in Australia.
"Bounty" (Enterprise episode), a second season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise
"Bounty" (Stargate SG-1), an episode of the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1
"Bounty" (The A-Team), an episode from the TV series The A-Team
Bounty (Doctor Who audio), a Doctor Who audio production based on the television series
"Bounty", a first-series episode of Blake's 7.
The iamamiwhoami's video series released all in 2010.
In other fields:

Bounty (chocolate bar), a brand of coconut-filled chocolate bar
Bounty (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe
Bounty, an evil entity that possessed and took over the identity of the DC Comics character Dawnstar
Bounty (brand), a brand of paper towel manufactured by Procter & Gamble.
Bounty Day, the national holiday of Norfolk Island, celebrated on Pitcairn Island on a different day, commemorating the ship
Bounty (parenting club), a UK parenting and pregnancy club.Bounty |ˈbountē|
a ship of the British navy on which in 1789 part of the crew, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied against their commander, William Bligh, and set him adrift in an open boat with eighteen crewmen.
bounty |ˈbountē|
noun ( pl. -ties)
1 generosity; liberality figurative : for millennia the people along the Nile have depended entirely on its bounty.
• abundance; plenty: : we ask that growers share their bounty with others.
2 a monetary gift or reward, typically given by a government, in particular
• a sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal : there was an increased bounty on his head.
• historical a sum paid to encourage trade : bounties were paid to colonial producers of indigo dye.
• a sum paid to army or navy recruits upon enlistment.
• poetic/literary something given or occurring in generous amounts : the bounties of nature.
ORIGIN Middle English (denoting goodness or generosity): from Old French bonte ‘goodness,’ from Latin bonitas, from bonus ‘good.’ The sense [monetary reward] dates from the early 18th cent.
the opposition will try to protract the discussion: prolong, lengthen, extend, draw out, drag out, spin out, stretch out, string out, elongate; carry on, continue, keep up, perpetuate. ANTONYMS curtail, shorten.protract |prəˈtrakt; prō-|
verb [ trans. ]
1 prolong : he had certainly taken his time, even protracting the process.
2 extend a part of the body.
3 draw (a plan, etc.) to scale.
protraction |-ˈtrak sh ən| noun
ORIGIN mid 16th cent.: from Latin protract- ‘prolonged,’ from the verb protrahere, from pro- ‘out’ + trahere ‘to draw.’
bonus |ˈbōnəs|
a payment or gift added to what is usual or expected, in particular See note at present .
• an amount of money added to wages on a seasonal basis, esp. as a reward for good performance : big Christmas bonuses.
• something welcome and often unexpected that accompanies and enhances something that is itself good : good weather is an added bonus but the real appeal is the landscape.
• Basketball an extra free throw awarded to a fouled player when the opposing team has exceeded the number of team fouls allowed during a period.
• Brit. an extra dividend or issue paid to the shareholders of a company.
• Brit. a distribution of profits to holders of an insurance policy.
ORIGIN late 18th cent. (probably originally London stock-exchange slang): from Latin bonus (masculine) ‘good,’ used in place of bonum (neuter) ‘good, good thing.’ Compare with boon 2 .
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