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Sample sentences for the GRE study word lucrative

lucrative can be used as a adj

1.I am told that pork-packing is the most lucrative profession in America, after politics.. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.One of our most lucrative means of laying out money is in the shape of loans, where the security is unimpeachable. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
3.For some reason unknown, Chaucer held this lucrative offic. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
4.Bumble was cunning enough and he at once saw that an opportunity was opened, for the lucrative disposal of some secret in the possession of his better half. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.Stryver, already fast shouldering his way to a large and lucrative practice, behind his compeers in this particular, any more than in the drier parts of the legal race. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
6.It was one of those snug, lucrative berths of which there are so many more nowadays than there used to be, with incomes ranging from one thousand to fifty thousand roubles. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
7.he was a captain in the Guards, wore medals, and held some special lucrative posts in Petersburg. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.It would be long indeed ere you would find so lucrative a post as that you have now the good fortune to fill. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.Without money, and naturally with expensive tastes, he applied to his Uncle Burleigh for a lucrative position. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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