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as in expense
a payment made in the course of achieving a result the newlyweds spared no cost in building the kitchen of their dreams

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as in risk
the loss or penalty involved in achieving a goal they won the war, but at a terrible cost in lives

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as in to fetch
to have a price of the raffle tickets cost a dollar each

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“Cost.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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