profit (n.)
progress, proficiency, improvement
AYL I.i.6[Orlando to Adam, of his brother Jaques] report speaks goldenly of his profit
MV II.v.45[Shylock to Jessica, of Launcelot] The patch is ... / Snail-slow in profit
Tem I.ii.172[Prospero to Miranda] I, thy schoolmaster, made thee more profit / Than other princess can
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