wage

Part of speech: adverb

Usually.

Part of speech: verb

To engage in vigorously, as a conflict.

Part of speech: noun

Payment for service rendered; usually in the plural.

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Usage examples "wage":

  1. On the Zarkantha Sector, we used nothing but free wage- labor." - "Time Crime", H. Beam Piper.
  2. Ever pursued, he found that honest wage- earning was impossible. - "The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier", Edgar Beecher Bronson.
  3. Yet still our tribe shall seek to blast their fame, And ridicule each fair pretender's aim; Where the dull duties of domestic life, Wage with the Muse's toils eternal strife. - "The Fatal Falsehood", Hannah More.