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Related to conscience money: money conscious
Money paid in settlement of a previously evaded obligation in recognition of delinquency.
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money paid voluntarily to compensate for dishonesty, esp money paid voluntarily for taxes formerly evaded
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money paid, often anonymously, to relieve one's conscience, as for an obligation previously evaded.
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