Noun(1) informal terms for money(2) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses
(1) But at least most of us don't have to earn our lucre by taking bribes at refugee centres and metro police roadblocks.(2) Nonetheless, they open insurgencies to the prospect of lucre , and this carries at least two implications.(3) The town's lust for lucre has prompted other ploys, including attempts to impose a hotel-motel tax on a Northwestern conference center and a tuition tax.(4) officials getting their hands grubby with filthy lucre(5) You don't doubt that he's partly motivated by lucre , since he often prods his clients to gamble on hitting the jackpot by opting for a jury trial rather than a settlement offer.(6) The Australian Institute of Management's latest national salary survey found that executives and managers did not get that much more lucre last year.(7) The pragmatic left thought that Germany should pay the cost that Israel would have to bear to absorb the survivors, while the right declared it was immoral to sell absolution in exchange for tainted lucre .(8) But, are the owners really concerned about the safety of the people in the residential areas, where the animal is paraded in the quest for lucre ?(9) I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed, or delay any person's cause for lucre or malice.(10) Cheap points, and, possibly, some mitigating box office lucre , can be gained by criticizing an American audience overseas in Europe.(11) Desire and dollars, lust and lucre - when have they not been an item?(12) But he stresses there's a little more to it than just lucre .(13) He refutes any view that the games were somehow freer from the lust for lucre than their modern, brazenly commercial counterparts.(14) They came here for lucre , they left when the money ran out.(15) Despite the lure of lucre and a three-year contract, the one thing he couldn't guarantee his family in Lincolnshire was happiness.(16) In the 1970s, the search for lucre through the illegal drug business compounded and further adulterated societal ties.
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