Thesaurus / impoverish
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Giving does not impoverish either her ample purse or her generous heart.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Father Castel was a madman, but a good man upon the whole; he was sorry to see me thus impoverish myself to no purpose.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Spanish policy had devised a still more ingenious contrivance gradually to impoverish the richest families of the land.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
In the system we are discussing, to allow them to export crowns would be to allow them to impoverish themselves.
ESSAYS ON POLITICAL ECONOMYFREDERIC BASTIAT
Sometimes nature appears to spend all her intellectual and moral wealth on the father, and almost to impoverish the sons.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
To assist the McIntyres was to impoverish themselves, and provoke the undying enmity of their leader.
THE LAST LAIRD OF MACNABVARIOUS
A renewed party warfare, of which the end can never be foreseen, would impoverish our people, and bring our country to ruin.
AKBARP. A. S. VAN LIMBURG-BROUWER
He didn't want to impoverish himself by the cheap flinging away of small coin from his ultimate store.
While awaiting this, however, he severely characterized the frauds of confessors in inducing the dying to impoverish their heirs.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
Some manufacturers give them a final brightening with a weak bath of a chloride of lime; but it is apt to impoverish the colour.
WORDS RELATED TO IMPOVERISH
- bleed dry
- draw off
- drink up
- filter off
- free from
- get last drop
- get rid of
- gulp down
- pump out
- suck dry
- tire out
- use up
- wear down
- bring down
- bring to ruin
- clean out
- do in
- lay waste
- make a mess of
- use up
- wipe out
- wreak havoc on
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