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  • as incircumstances
  • as indower
  • as inheritage

synonyms for dowry

  • assets
  • capital
  • chances
  • class
  • command
  • degree
  • footing
  • income
  • lifestyle
  • lot
  • means
  • outlook
  • position
  • precedence
  • prestige
  • property
  • prospects
  • prosperity
  • rank
  • rating
  • resources
  • situation
  • sphere
  • standing
  • state
  • station
  • status
  • substance
  • times
  • financial status
  • net worth
  • way of life
  • worldly goods
  • ancestry
  • culture
  • custom
  • legacy
  • right
  • tradition
  • bequest
  • birthright
  • convention
  • endowment
  • estate
  • fashion
  • inheritance
  • lot
  • patrimony
  • portion
  • share
  • heirship
  • heritance
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antonyms for dowry

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  • debt
  • poorness
  • poverty
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How to use dowry in a sentence

After his father’s health deteriorated, Faruqui assumed still greater responsibilities—his three sisters had to be married, and weddings meant dowries.
HOW AN INDIAN STAND UP COMIC FOUND HIMSELF ARRESTED FOR A JOKE HE DIDN'T TELLSONIA FALEIROFEBRUARY 10, 2021TIME
I found that these women often give consent to these marriages to escape poverty and the burden of dowry.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Assam and West Bengal, meanwhile, are known as “source states” – localities struggling with poverty, the aftermath of natural disasters and the burden of the dowry system.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He tried to marry his daughter without a dowry to some man who was intoxicated with nobility.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
In 1838 he married the daughter of Moreau (de l'Oise), who brought him a very large dowry.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Give them a suitable dowry, take care of them, and speak to them always like a friend.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
This money she used as a dowry and it aided in consummating her marriage with Cerizet.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Her family—that of the bourgeoisie of Nancy—fooled Castanier about the size of her dowry and her "expectations."
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
William had not seen her, but she would bring a large dowry, and a messenger could sail with proposals for Toulouse at once.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I have computed the figures for The Fatal Dowry in regard to double or feminine endings and run-on lines.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
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