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emolument
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  • He has been for some time particularly desirous to serve his country in a post of good emoluments, unaccompanied by any trouble or responsibility.

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  • A clause in the U.S. constitution prevents sitting legislators from receiving emoluments from their own votes.
  • After withholding taxes this meant that the anemic blue check placed on my desk each Friday by the hunchbacked little woman who managed the payroll represented emolument in the nature of a little over ninety cents an hour.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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