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adjective as in lucrative

adjective as in moneymaking

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Paying for things is a lot different than it used to be, too.

Apple customers, on the other hand, are used to paying premium for perceived quality.

Paying for all those pensions inevitably means less money for parks and schools.

Paper and cloth are cheap, what people are paying for is the story.

For my technologically illiterate mother, the idea of paying bills online provokes as much anxiety as throwing something away.

Now, on my first day here, you pay me back for what I did then—as if it needed paying back!

I wasn't paying any attention to him, therefore, when suddenly my left-hand neighbour touched my arm.

She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.

I am in favour of no one paying rates unless he has children actually at a Board School.

Or what if I do not fish at all, but get my roast fish by paying for it a part of the wages I receive for working in a saw mill?


On this page you'll find 272 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paying, such as: advantageous, beneficial, fat, fruitful, generous, and going.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.