Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/24/16 Sinecure

Sinecure (noun)
sinecure [sahy-ni-kyoo r, sin-i-]
(previously 11-26-14)

noun
1. an office or position requiring little or no work, especially one yielding profitable returns.
2. an ecclesiastical benefice without cure of souls.

Can be confused
cynosure

Origin: 1655-65; < Medieval Latin (beneficium) sine cura (benefice) without care; see cure

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