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remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid