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synonyms for beggarly

  • abject
  • broke
  • destitute
  • down-and-out
  • inadequate
  • low
  • meager
  • mean
  • poverty-stricken
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antonyms for beggarly

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  • luxurious
  • rich
  • wealthy
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How to use beggarly in a sentence

I did find that there were foundations that made you feel small and beggarly when asking for support, but Carnegie, under Vartan, was not one of them.
IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITIES: THE BOUNTIFUL LIFE OF VARTAN GREGORIANRICHARD STENGELAPRIL 18, 2021TIME
I say, down with the aristocracy, the beggarly British aristocracy.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
Imagine a beggarly girl in an office daring to address such criticism to the great Mr. Lang!
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
And turning to the man confronting me, he added, "This gentleman will settle their beggarly accounts."
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The money he saves in his damned beggarly court goes to buy men's souls.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Why should ladies demean themselves by going amongst dirty beggarly folk?
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
I traveled over to this hall on the evening of my lecture, and spoke to a beggarly array of empty seats.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862, NO. II.VARIOUS
The mines should bear the blame of the prevalent faults of the saucy beggars and beggarly grandees of Spain.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
Thither, went scrubbed beggarly Lazarus, &c. Nay, it is prepared for the poor.
THE HEAVENLY FOOTMANJOHN BUNYAN
Evan heard the words 'beggarly tailor' mumbled 'out of the gutters,' and 'cursed connection.'
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGGARLY

  • abject
  • base
  • beggarly
  • contemptible
  • despicable
  • dirty
  • dishonest
  • mean
  • pitiable
  • scurvy
  • shabby
  • sordid
  • tawdry
  • vile
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.