Synonyms for hush money

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He thought his hush money might fairly be considered his own secret.

Genslinger, after pocketing the Governor's hush money, had "sold him out."

But it isn't a loan, or hush money, or anything of the sort;—just hope money.

They would call it, and perhaps rightly, hush money to his conscience.

But it is notorious that peculations, hush money, and bribes from privates often swell his income to ten times that amount.

And that's why he wanted to kill off his Peruvians—they knew too much; probably were trying to bleed him for hush money.

Hush money varies according to the magnitude of the concern, from 250 to 1000 per annum.

You want to give me hush money to swallow down an unrightness that burns my flesh?

Said he was afraid it would lead him to accept ‘dirty money’—you know, hush money—from real wrongdoers.

He gave her husband six maunds of rupees as hush money, so the cheat burnt the corpse and returned home laden with spoil.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HUSH MONEY

slush fund

nounmoney for illegal activities
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