Synonyms for beggarly

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The dog too went: the most noble-looking item in the beggarly assets.

I'd be sorry to like it; a dirty, beggarly, sickly place as I ever saw!

But, Sir, these be nought save a parcel of beggarly craftsmen.

And all because she will not find a beggarly sum which she could get by turning her diamonds into paste.

I say, down with the aristocracy, the beggarly British aristocracy.

She pointed to the bare walls, the broken furniture, their beggarly attire.

I say down with the aristocracy, the beggarly British aristocracy.

You ran—you turned and ran to save your beggarly life—coward!

O, the boy, a bare-legg'd beggarly son of a gun, For one-and-fourpence.

Confound him and his beggarly high cheek-bones, and his Caledonian pock-pits.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from beggar (n.) + -ly (1).

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