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Origin of sinecure
OTHER WORDS FROM sinecuresi·ne·cure·ship, nounsi·ne·cur·ism, nounsi·ne·cur·ist, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sinecurecynosure sinecure
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Example sentences from the Web for sinecure
The job is often a sinecure offered to widely admired figures.
Sinecure it was, though ennui ruled; but he had his memories, and Rome was not far away.Egoists|James Huneker
Farmer Cole had agreed to lend Joe for the important day, and it looked as if the hired man would not find his post a sinecure.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
A sinecure as 'clerk of the Foreign Estreats,' gave him 329l.Advice to Young Men|William Cobbett