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Word: lucre

Definition: money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre


More Vocab Words

::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
::: skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
::: panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases