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synonyms for lucre

  • capital
  • cash
  • earnings
  • funds
  • gain
  • gate
  • gravy
  • income
  • proceeds
  • receipts
  • resources
  • revenue
  • riches
  • take
  • wealth

antonyms for lucre

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  • bills
  • debt
  • loss
  • losses
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How to use lucre in a sentence

It was for no lucre of gain I took you and your swash-buckler, your Don Diego yonder, under my poor roof.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Let us no longer cheat our consciences by talking of filthy lucre.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
Who made unfair use of government information to speculate in the funds for the sake of "filthy lucre?"
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
We are less lucky in that respect; we have to cast our pearls before swine too often, and all for the sake of filthy lucre.'
BABYLON, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)GRANT ALLEN
Had not another of the selected twelve betrayed for paltry lucre?
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Into their calculations, ideas of lucre did not enter, money had no value.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
When Henley was once accused that he did all for lucre, he retorted that some do nothing for it.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
It is not my custom to admit people into my house for the sake of lucre.
THE BIBLE IN SPAINGEORGE BORROW
You are all after the filthy lucre, wantin' to live on other folks.'
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
Donning a bright smile the Babe approaches the farmer and presses the lucre into his honest palm.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, SEPT. 26, 1917VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LUCRE

  • balance
  • bottom line
  • emolument
  • gain
  • gate
  • groceries
  • in the black
  • income
  • lucre
  • net
  • pay
  • payoff
  • piece of the pie
  • proceeds
  • profit
  • receipts
  • remuneration
  • return
  • revenue
  • reward
  • salary
  • salt
  • stipend
  • take-home
  • takings
  • wages
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.