Emolument

  • 81mill — [OE] Mill is one of a large family of English words that go back ultimately to the Indo European base *mel , *mol , *ml , denoting ‘grind’. It includes meal ‘flour’, mollify, mollusc, mould ‘earth’, and (via the extended form *meld , *mold ) melt …

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  • 82revenue enhancement —    raising taxes    What is enhancement for the tax collector is the opposite for his victims. Less often as revenue emolument, an emolument being originally the fee you paid to a miller for grinding your corn …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 83wage — wages, salary, stipend, fee, pay, hire, emolument can all mean the price paid a person for his labor or services. Wage or Wages applies chiefly to an amount paid on a daily, hourly, or piecework basis and typically at weekly intervals for labor,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 84emulument / emollient —    An emolument is a salary or other compensation for a job: The emolument for his new position far exceeded that of Henry s last post.    An emollient is a softener: The oils secreted by the skin are emollients that keeps the skin soft …

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  • 85emulument / emollient —    An emolument is a salary or other compensation for a job: The emolument for his new position far exceeded that of Henry s last post.    An emollient is a softener: The oils secreted by the skin are emollients that keeps the skin soft …

    Confused words

  • 86mill — [OE] Mill is one of a large family of English words that go back ultimately to the Indo European base *mel , *mol , *ml , denoting ‘grind’. It includes meal ‘flour’, mollify, mollusc, mould ‘earth’, and (via the extended form *meld , *mold ) melt …

    Word origins

  • 87TAXATION — This article is arranged according to the following outline: historical aspects legal aspects the biblical period the talmudic period the post talmudic period in general yardsticks of tax assessment taxable property Place of Residence, Business,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 88Emolumental — E*mol u*men tal, a. Pertaining to an emolument; profitable. [R.] Evelyn …

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  • 89Honorary — Hon or*a*ry, a. [L. honorarius, fr. honor honor: cf. F. honoraire.] 1. Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary …

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  • 90Income — In come, n. 1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] More abundant incomes of light and strength from God. Bp. Rust. [1913 Webster] At mine income I louted low. Drant. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is… …

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  • 91Income bond — Income In come, n. 1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] More abundant incomes of light and strength from God. Bp. Rust. [1913 Webster] At mine income I louted low. Drant. [1913 Webster] 2. That… …

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  • 92Income tax — Income In come, n. 1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] More abundant incomes of light and strength from God. Bp. Rust. [1913 Webster] At mine income I louted low. Drant. [1913 Webster] 2. That… …

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  • 93Mole — Mole, n. [F. m[^o]le, L. moles. Cf. {Demolish}, {Emolument}, {Molest}.] A mound or massive work formed of masonry or large stones, etc., laid in the sea, often extended either in a right line or an arc of a circle before a port which it serves to …

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  • 94Post — Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or… …

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  • 95Post and pair — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 96Post bag — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 97Post bill — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 98Post chaise — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 99Post coach — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 100Post day — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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