Synonyms for eke out

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Can you, from the brief minutes I have left, Eke out my reparation?

How he contrived to eke out subsistence was difficult to conceive.

I had been desperately saving the ammunition, to eke out this hour of mine with her.

They keep the lock, and have a few acres of pastureland to eke out their living.

He ate it as slowly as he could to eke out a few minutes in the heavy day.

Well, she could eke out the sum that was put by for her fare.

If we use half-charges we can eke out our ammunition still further.

I—oh, I eke out an existence with the assistance of the Bodley College.

We don't live high, but we aim to eke out an existence, as it were.

He would rob any one,—but always to eke out his own gifts to other people.

WORD ORIGIN

"also" (obsolete), from Old English eac, cognate with Old Saxon, Old Dutch ok, Old Norse and Gothic auk, Old Frisian ak, Old High German ouh, German auch "also;" probably related to eke (v.).

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