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remunerate
to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
"They worked for their pay; they should be remunerated accordingly."
inure
to accustom to hardship, difficulty, pain, etc.; toughen or harden
"Twenty years in the salt mines inured the man to the discomforts of dirt and grime."
stolid
not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive
"John was stolid in his opinion on who was going to win the election; I couldn't budge him."
spate
a sudden, almost overwhelming, outpouring
"She was shocked at her teenage son's spate of angry words over the dinner table."
dock
to cut short; to deduct from (wages)
"The boss docked him half a day's pay for the mishap with the carbine."
succor
help; relief; aid; assistance; to help or relieve
"The shelter provided succor to the family in need."
ponderous
of great weight; heavy; massive
"He carried a ponderous burden on his back: his exhausted burro."
pristine
having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied
"From the air we looked down on mountains covered with a blanket of pristine snow, trampled by neither man nor beast."