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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
4. Monetary Relations
 
803. Wealth.
 
  
NOUN:WEALTH, riches, fortune, handsome fortune, opulence, affluence; good -, easy- circumstances; independence; competence (sufficiency) [See Sufficiency]; solvency [See Money].
  capital, money; round sum; great wealth (treasure) [See Money]; mint of money, mine of wealth, bonanza, El Dorado, Pactolus, Golconda, Potosi, Philosopher’s Stone; the Golden Touch.
  long -, full -, well lined -, heavy- purse; purse of Fortunatus; embarras de richesses [F.].
  pelf, Mammon, lucre, filthy lucre; loaves and fishes, fleshpots of Egypt.
  MEANS, resources, substance, command of money; property [See Property]; income [See Receipt].
  PROVISION, maintenance, livelihood; dowry, alimony.
  RICH MAN, moneyed man, warm man [old slang], man of substance; capitalist, millionaire, tippybob [slang], Nabob, Crœsus, Midas, Plutus, Dives, Timon of Athens; Danaë.
  timocracy, plutocracy.
  
VERB:BE RICH &c. adj.; roll -, wallow- in -wealth, - riches; have money to burn [colloq.].
  AFFORD, well afford; command -money, - a sum; make both ends meet, hold one’s head above water.
  BECOME RICH &c. adj.; fill one’s pocket (treasury) [See Treasury]; feather one’s nest, make a fortune; make money (acquire) [See Acquisition].
  enrich, imburse [rare].
  worship Mammon, worship the golden calf.
  
ADJECTIVE:WEALTHY, rich, affluent, opulent, moneyed, worth a great deal; well-to-do, well off; warm [old slang]; well -, provided for.
  made of money; rich as -Crœsus, - a Jew; rolling in -riches, - wealth; having a power of money (great wealth) [See Money].
  flush, - of -cash, - money, - tin [slang]; in funds, in cash, in full feather.
  SOLVENT &c., 800; pecunious [rare], out of debt, all straight.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. One’s ship coming in.
  2. Amour fait beaucoup mais argent fait tout.
  3. Aurea rumpunt tecta quietem.—Seneca
  4. Magna servitus ist magna fortuna.
  5. Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell from Heaven.—Paradise Lost
  6. Opum furiata cupido.—Ovid
  7. Vera prosperità è non aver necessità.
  8. Wie gewonnen so zerronnen.
  9. O senza brama sicura ricchezza!—Dante
  10. Whose plenty made him pore.—Spenser
  11. Base wealth preferring to eternal praise.—Homer
  12. An incarnation of fat dividends.—Sprague

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