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earn

verb achieve, achieve by continued effort, accuire by service, attain, be deserving, be entitled to, be successful, be worthy, clear, deserve, gain, gain by labor, gain by service, get a profit, get by effort, have a right to, merere, merit, merit as compensation, net, obtain a victory, procure by effort, profit, prosper, realize, reap, receive compensation, secure, succeed in reaching, win
Associated concepts: ability to earn, earned commissions, earned income, earned premiums, earned surplus, earned wages, a sum earned and unpaid
See also: acquire, attain, bear, gain, obtain, pass, procure, realize, reap, receive, succeed, yield
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Daylight put a stop to this with spurs and quirt, running him several punishing miles in the direction of his bolt.
He noted that Bob whirled to the right, and resolved to keep him straightened out by a spur on the left.
I guess the way to fix you is to keep the spur just a-touching--ah
The foundation of their airy castles lay already before them in the strip of rich alluvium on the river bank, where the North Fork, sharply curving round the base of Devil's Spur, had for centuries swept the detritus of gulch and canyon.
One cachalot killed, it ran at the next, tacked on the spot that it might not miss its prey, going forwards and backwards, answering to its helm, plunging when the cetacean dived into the deep waters, coming up with it when it returned to the surface, striking it front or sideways, cutting or tearing in all directions and at any pace, piercing it with its terrible spur.
The 1st gonapophysis in species of Neoplea is a rectangular structure with a generally species-specific pattern of rows of spurs that are directed posteriorly and slightly dorsally.
H-E-B is pleased that our longstanding partnership with the Spurs creates the best opportunities for our customers and Spurs fans to enjoy the team together.
The Spurs took Game 1 (122-105) and Game 2 (112-77) rather convincingly but the Thunder showed a sense of urgency on both ends of the floor on Sunday winning the battle of the boards-56-to-32 rebounding advantage for OKC-and holding the Spurs to just 39.
Ladbrokes make former Spurs striker Jurgen Klinsmann their 7-2 favourite succeed Jol, with Seville boss Juande Ramos a 6-1 shot.
The Celtics last beat the Spurs in San Antonio on Feb.
A nine-point lead got away in the last six minutes of regulation after the Lakers held the Spurs to 28.
Located just above the automotive troposphere but below the stratosphere, the $164,990 Bentley Continental Flying Spur appeals to buyers looking for a sporting--yet reserved--luxury vehicle.