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Singular
gravy

Plural
gravies

  1. A thick sauce made from the fats or juices from meat and vegetables.
    I added some gravy over my plate of rice to make it tastier.
  2. (idiomatic) Gravy is an extra benefit or bonus.
    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. -- Bette Davis
    I have a lot of offers to play for appearance fees. It's nice gravy, but it's not a big motivating factor for me, to go here and there just for money. -- Mike Weir

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