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Word: lucre

Definition: money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre


More Vocab Words

::: annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
::: animated - lively; spirited
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline