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synonyms for sinecure

  • pushover
  • babe in the woods
  • dead duck
  • dead meat
  • easy pickings
  • easy victim
  • lamb
  • soft touch
  • toast
  • vulnerable
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How to use sinecure in a sentence

But, while the title was supposed to be a sinecure, instead Smith went from running for the nation’s highest office to running around trying to rent the highest offices.
THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING OPENED DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION. ITS SURVIVAL STORY HOLDS A LESSON FOR TODAYOLIVIA B. WAXMANAPRIL 30, 2021TIME
By the time of the Reform Bill, a sinecure had become an anachronism.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
The business of the worthy padres among them must be a perfect sinecure.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
But the man who accepts the position of Indian Agent and conscientiously attends to its duties has no sinecure on his hands.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
Tom, however, took his knocks with a good grace, and reaped all the advantage possible out of his dangerous sinecure.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
The dean is the presiding officer in chapel: his business is to pull up the absentees—no sinecure, it is said.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 440VARIOUS
Arsne soon realized that his position as secretary was essentially a sinecure.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN, GENTLEMAN-BURGLARMAURICE LEBLANC
It may be imagined that his post is no sinecure with an exacting master, but it is lucrative and one much sought after.
LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINAOLIVER G. READY
Sinecure situations, created by him, were abolished, and inquiries were instituted which gave him great annoyance.
THE FELON'S TRACKMICHAEL DOHENY
The 'matter of corruption,' as Bentham called it, was provided by the privilege and the sinecure.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
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WORDS RELATED TO SINECURE

  • babe in the woods
  • dead duck
  • dead meat
  • easy pickings
  • easy victim
  • lamb
  • pushover
  • sinecure
  • soft touch
  • toast
  • vulnerable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.