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emolument
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment — usually in the form of wages or fees
  • Baby-linen—for babies then wore robes of state—afforded still another possibility of toil and emolument.
    Chapter 5 — Hester at her Needle (45% in)
  • The besom of reform hath swept him out of office, and a worthier successor wears his dignity and pockets his emoluments.
    Introductory (12% in)

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