Lucre noun - 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.
Usage example: foreign coins are not acceptable lucre in most vending machines in this country
Money noun - 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.
Usage example: are you sure you have enough money to buy all that?
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Synonyms for Money
Lucre is a synonym for money in means topic. You can use "Lucre" instead a noun "Money". popular alternative
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|hard-earned||hard-earned lucre||hard-earned money|
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- Stage 2 — Lucre (Greed): A Wretched Hive where the enemies steal money from you.
Source: Seven Deadly Sins
- Johnny Rotten said quite bluntly that The Sex Pistols reunion tour in the mid-90s was for "your money." The tour was even called "Never Mind the Sex Pistols, Here's the Filthy Lucre."
Source: Money, Dear Boy
- Wretched Hive / Vice City: The first half of "Lucre" takes you through a city filled with thieves, head hunters, corrupt police, and a train that runs on money and greed.
Source: Video Game / Arc Angle
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