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Last Man in Tower Symbols & Objects

Aravind Adiga
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Sweetener

"Sweetener" is the term used to mean incentive or extra financial compensation in exchange for a service or favor that is needed in order to close the deal. Several people are offered or ask for a sweetener in addition to their buyout offer. Mr. Kothari is the first to be offered extra money in order to persuade Masterji to accept the offer. Mr. Ajwani is familiar with how this sort of thing works in the real estate world, so he goes directly to Shanmugham and offers his services in exchange for the extra payment, saying that he has valuable insider knowledge and, therefore, is necessary to closing out the deal. Even Mrs. Puri is aware that there is extra money to be made. Additionally, Shah offers everyone a sweetener the day after he makes the offer known in the form of boxes of sweet treats he...

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