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pecuniary
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
relating to money
  • He might come under pecuniary embarrassments, and his property be seized by creditors; or he might die, without making any arrangements in his favor.
    26 — Important Era In My Brother's Life (89% in)
  • If pecuniary troubles should come, or if the new wife required more money than could conveniently be spared, my children might be thought of as a convenient means of raising funds.
    27 — New Destination For The Children (15% in)
  • That, however, was a slight trouble, compared with the fear that their pecuniary embarrassments might induce them to sell my precious young daughter.
    33 — A Home Found (58% in)

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