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Word: lucre

Definition: money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre


More Vocab Words

::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
::: disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
::: ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
::: conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)