merit

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person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit bookworm , pedant , scholastic
without merit dismal
boy scout who has earned many merit badges Eagle Scout
official recognition of merit honorable mention , mention
originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit knight
extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers) merit pay
system of classifying according to quality or merit or amount rating system , scoring system
financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit scholarship
quality or state of lacking merit or value unworthiness
art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit) work of art
quality or state of having merit or value worthiness
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