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Another word for lucre

  1. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange

      1. A yellowish alloy of copper and zinc, sometimes including small amounts of other metals, but usually 67 percent copper and 33 percent zinc.
      2. Ornaments, objects, or utensils made of this alloy.
      3. The section of a band or an orchestra composed of brass instruments.
      1. To make a thin shallow cut or mark on (a surface) with a sharp instrument.
      2. To use the nails or claws to dig or scrape at.
      3. To rub or scrape (the skin) to relieve itching.
      1. Any of various plants of the genus Lactuca of the composite family, especially L. sativa, cultivated for its edible leaves.
      2. The leaves of L. sativa, used especially in salads.
      3. Paper money.
      1. A man; a fellow.
      2. One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
      3. One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination:
      1. The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue is that of the emerald or somewhat less yellow than that of growing grass; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
      2. Something green in color.
      3. The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.
      1. A soft, thick mixture of dry ingredients, such as flour or meal, and liquid, such as water, that is kneaded, shaped, and baked, especially as bread or pastry.
      2. A pasty mass similar to this mixture.
      3. Money.
      1. Any of several forms of a vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) of the mustard family, having a globose head consisting of a short stem and tightly overlapping green to purplish leaves.
      2. Any of several similar or related plants, such as Chinese cabbage.
      3. The terminal bud of several species of palm, eaten as a vegetable.
      1. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
      2. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
      3. Something that nourishes; sustenance:
      1. Small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts, formerly used by certain Native American peoples as currency and jewelry or for ceremonial exchanges between groups.
      2. Money.
      1. A medium that can be exchanged for goods and services and is used as a measure of their values on the market, including among its forms a commodity such as gold, an officially issued coin or note, or a deposit in a checking account or other readily liquefiable account.
      2. The official currency, coins, and negotiable paper notes issued by a government.
      3. Assets and property considered in terms of monetary value; wealth.
      1. Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money.
      2. Transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange; circulation:
      3. General acceptance or use; prevalence:
      1. Money in the form of bills or coins; currency.
      2. Liquid assets including bank deposits and marketable securities.
      3. Money paid in currency or by check:
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Another word for lucre

      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
      1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty.
      2. Public offices and their benefits regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or faction, to be bestowed for its own advantage; -- commonly in the plural; as
      3. third-person singular simple present indicative form of spoil
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
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