Word Of The Day: Lucre

Here's a word that is usually preceded by the adjective "filthy."
lucre(LOO-kuhr), noun: Monetary gain; profit; riches; money; -- often in a bad sense.
Does anyone think O.J. Simpson is doing his TV interview and book for anything other than lucre?

Lucre, by the way, comes from Latin lucrum, meaning "gain, profit." It is related to lucrative,meaning "profitable."