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synonyms for beggary

  • begging
  • destitution
  • impecuniousness
  • impoverishment
  • indigence
  • mendicancy
  • mendicity
  • pauperism
  • pennilessness
  • penuriousness
  • penury
  • poorness
  • impecuniosity
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antonyms for beggary

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  • wealth
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How to use beggary in a sentence

Humanity shut its eyes in view of the hideous apparition of wan and haggard beggary and crime.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Such foundlings often fell into the hands of those whose trade was beggary and who trained children for the same profession.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
With all its wisdom, will it not be reduced to beggary and starvation?
THE NEW SOCIETYWALTHER RATHENAU
Well, I see nothing but bloodshed and beggary staring us in the face.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
From that day forward he became poorer and poorer, until he was reduced to absolute beggary.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
There are also beggar's songs which tell that the singers were driven to beggary through loss of parents.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
Poor men's sons can, if they are steady and industrious and clever, rise in the world; rich men's sons can come down to beggary.
A CHAPTER OF ADVENTURESG. A. HENTY
This affair was pompously announced in all the newspapers while I was nearly reduced to beggary.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
They may be compared to men who have lived upon their principal till they are reduced to beggary and left without resources.
SEVEN DISCOURSES ON ARTJOSHUA REYNOLDS
Rifle her estate; Christians to beggary brought grow desperate.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGGARY

  • abjection
  • aridity
  • bankruptcy
  • barrenness
  • beggary
  • dearth
  • debt
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • depletion
  • destitution
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • emptiness
  • exiguity
  • famine
  • hardship
  • impecuniousness
  • impoverishment
  • inadequacy
  • indigence
  • insolvency
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • necessitousness
  • necessity
  • need
  • neediness
  • pass
  • paucity
  • pauperism
  • pennilessness
  • penuriousness
  • penury
  • pinch
  • poorness
  • privation
  • reduction
  • scarcity
  • shortage
  • starvation
  • underdevelopment
  • vacancy
  • want
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