1. advance death benefit a percentage of death benefits paid directly to policy holders having a short life expectancy (usually 6 months)
  2. advancement the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  3. death benefit insurance or pension money payable to a beneficiary of a deceased
  4. benevolent showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding
  5. retirement benefit a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
  6. around the bend informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  7. disability benefit insurance benefits paid in case of disability
  8. sickness benefit money paid to someone who is too ill to work
  9. adventitious root root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem
  10. advanced situated ahead or going before
  11. advantageousness the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
  12. Advent Sunday the first of the four Sundays during Advent
  13. against the wind in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing
  14. tax benefit a tax deduction that is granted in order to encourage a particular type of commercial activity
  15. Defense Department the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
  16. anisette de Bordeaux liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
  17. fringe benefit an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
  18. advancing moving forward
  19. defense attorney the lawyer representing the defendant
  20. dundathu pine Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer