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lucre

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1 something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
  • foreign coins are not acceptable lucre in most vending machines in this country

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2 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received
  • the restaurant owner raised prices in the hope of bringing in more lucre, but it only drove the customers away

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The first known use of lucre was in the 14th century

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“Lucre.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lucre. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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