sinecure

[ sahy-ni-kyoo r, sin-i- ]SEE DEFINITION OF sinecure
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The life of a Med Ship man is not exactly a sinecure, at best.

And for the next quarter of an hour the place of the poor repeater was no sinecure.

As to his sinecure, he said, 'Perhaps he might not keep it long.'

Sure I know what a sinecure is: it's a place where there's nothing to do, and they pay you by the piece.

He lived, however, at Leatherhead, Slinfold being a sinecure.

The position of General Manager as Bruce interpreted it was no sinecure.

He had seen enough to realize that pulling a trawl was no sinecure.

The position of the mistress of a family in those centuries was no sinecure.

The post of the latter, however, was a sinecure, as the wind had again fallen.

The taking of this phenomenon's gate-money seemed to be almost a sinecure.

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