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GRATIFICATION. A reward given voluntarily for some service or benefit rendered, without being requested so to do, either expressly or by implication.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Delaying Gratification Inventory (DGI) was created and validated by Hoerger et al.
The 52-year-old Hanse-Himarwa was found guilty of wrongly and corruptly using her position as the governor of the Hardap Region for gratification when she made changes to the original list of beneficiaries of the mass housing project in 2014.
For charges 17 to 33, the father of six children was accused of using his post and position to obtain gratifications for his relative by appointing the company, Hexa Tech Pride as FTC supplier for corporate gifts, smart phones, laptops, projectors.
It's truly humbling to have received the acceptance of our country and the National Film Award committee, this is the only gratification one can ask for," she wrote on Instagram.
"The reality is that you were viewing these images for your own sexual gratification." He was given a 12-month community order and a sexual harm prevention order for five years.
On complaint of the citizen, Circle Officer Sheikh Nasir Abbas conducted inquiry and found SI Mohammad Shahbaz guilty of abusing of powers and taking illegal gratification. Therefore, a case was registered against said SI and further action was under progress.
We are constantly stimulated, having the ability to receive instant gratification.
Ndukwe and his company, Messrs Conk Productions Nigeria Limited, were alleged to have received gratification to the tune of N42,750,000 (Forty-Two Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) in various monthly instalments between March 2009 and January 2010.
In turn, the Indonesian diplomat expressed gratification with the relations existing in the political sphere between the two countries.
It's ridiculous for you to try to suggest it was done for anything other than you seeking sexual gratification.
"He continued to deny doing it for sexual gratification and denied having a sexual interest in children.