Part of speech: adjective

Genial; jovial; prosperous; bounteous.

Part of speech: noun

A good gift; favor; blessing.

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Usage examples "boon":

  1. Of thy pity grant me this boon, for I perish of thirst." - "A Book of Myths", Jean Lang.
  2. The boon ye asked me first was lightly won,- For first ye asked the story of this maid's grief As her own lips might tell it. - "The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I", Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
  3. " I thank Thee for this boon," sez Leander, rollin' his eyes up devoutly; then he gave a deep sigh. - "A Little Book of Profitable Tales", Eugene Field.