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Word: lucre

Definition: money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre


More Vocab Words

::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
::: seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
::: ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people