quaestuary

Seeking money or trying to make money

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • quaestuary — I. ˈkwes(h)chəˌwerē, ˈkwēs adjective Etymology: Middle French questuaire, from Late Latin quaestuarius, from Latin quaestus way of making money, trade, gain, profit (from quaestus, past participle of quaerere to seek, gain, ask) + arius ary… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaestuary — quaes·tu·ary …   English syllables

  • quaestuary —   a.,n. archaic, (person) in business for profit, or having profit as sole aim …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Pope Pius V — Pius V Papacy began 7 January 1566 Papacy ended 1 May 1572 (6 years, 3 months, 24 days) Predecessor Pius IV …   Wikipedia

  • money-grubbing — adj acquisitive, grasping, miserly, mercenary, mammonish, mammonistic FORMAL quaestuary * * * ˈmoney grubbing f13 (also ˈmoney grabbing) adjective …   Useful english dictionary

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