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Word: lucre

Definition: money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre


More Vocab Words

::: inverse - opposite
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: agape - openmouthed
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette