elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

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Prideful, Prejudiced Tuesday

pecuniary [pi-KYOO-nee-er-ee]

1. of or pertaining to money.
2. consisting of or given or exacted in money or monetary payments.
3. (of a crime, violation, etc.) involving a money penalty or fine.


Although Caroline cared nothing for going out herself to help the starving people in the streets, her conscience always forced her to feel the obligation of providing pecuniary support to the charities that claimed to aid the poor in her stead.

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