One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he may decide to invest some of his new-found riches here’
money, wealth, finance, finances, funds, cash, hard cash, lucre, filthy lucre, wherewithal, means, assets, liquid assets, capital, resources, reserves, deep pockets
opulence, gold, property, treasure, affluence, substance, prosperity
informal dough, bread, loot, the ready, readies, shekels, moolah, the necessary, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof
British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers
North American informal greenbacks, simoleons, bucks, jack, mazuma, dinero
NZ Australian informal Oscar
informal, dated splosh, green, tin
British dated l.s.d.
North American informal, dated kale, rocks, shinplasters
2‘we were able to see many of the underwater riches of the island’
resources, treasure, treasures, bounty, jewels, gems, valuables, masterpieces, pride, cornucopia
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