Antonyms for eking out

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He was then a young man of twenty-five, eking out a living by tuition.

With the cane-bottomed one eking out a wooden one he lengthened the couch.

But this way of eking out the facts only seemed to him to falsify them.

The two had been eking out the remnants of Lois's school-money as best they might.

They had to have some way of eking out a reasonable existence.

Here we breakfasted luxuriously, eking out our store with sour milk and crumbly new white cheese from the sennhutt.

During all this time I was eking out my means of living by doing odd jobs, for I was Jack-of-all trades.

But there are a hundred ways of eking out subsistence in cheap countries, without trenching on morality.

Spenser, who endowed English verse with the soul of harmony while eking out a life of misery, finally died in abject poverty.

Eking out a scant existence between two granite flags, this insignificant waif reared a caterpillar.