Reader's Digest Vocabulary

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EPMS... 4-29-2013... Manley... TAG LA

oeuvre

body of work

arduous

difficult

bum's rush

forcible eviction or firing

functionary

one who works in a specified capacity or as a government official

remunerate

pay for work

proletariat

working class

indolent

averse to work; lazy

Luddite

one who opposes technological change (also refers to 19th-century workmen who destroyed machinery as a protest)

on spec

with no assurance of payment

trouper

traveling theater actor

sinecure

cushy job

métier

area of expertise

sedentary

not physically active

garnishment

withholding of wages

indentured

bound to work

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