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  • as inruinous
  • as intumbledown

synonyms for impoverishing

  • calamitous
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • crippling
  • damaging
  • deadly
  • dire
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • murderous
  • pernicious
  • annihilative
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • deleterious
  • depleting
  • draining
  • exhausting
  • extravagant
  • fateful
  • immoderate
  • injurious
  • noxious
  • shattering
  • suicidal
  • unfortunate
  • wasteful
  • withering
  • wrackful
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antonyms for impoverishing

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  • favorable
  • fortunate
  • harmless
  • healthful
  • helpful
  • kind
  • nice
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • wholesome
  • advantageous
  • assisting
  • beneficial
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    How to use impoverishing in a sentence

    Why, it is all gained from our own people: it is a saving effected to one class of our inhabitants by impoverishing another class.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
    I am above malice and retaliation—all such impoverished impoverishing emotions.
    I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
    If the use of Iodine be continued for some time it has the effect of impoverishing the blood.
    THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
    They were maintainers of witches and other vile matters, to the blasphemy of God, and to the impoverishing of the commonwealth.'
    THE LAND-WAR IN IRELAND (1870)JAMES GODKIN
    It was necessary to stop this emigration, which was rapidly diminishing the population, and steadily impoverishing the country.
    THE HUGUENOTS IN FRANCESAMUEL SMILES.
    And he continually keeped all the estate to the impoverishing of your petitioner's grandfather, and they that defended him.
    CORNISH CHARACTERSS. BARING-GOULD
    They are told what kind of people they are as they walk up to the shops; and they get what they want at an impoverishing price.
    AN ORKNEY MAIDAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
    You are daily engaged in the unmanly and unpatriotic work of impoverishing the land of your birth.
    THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTHHINTON ROWAN HELPER
    A happy and whimsical age it would be when men could enrich by impoverishing themselves!
    HARMONIES OF POLITICAL ECONOMYFRDRIC BASTIAT
    It exemplifies the influence of small quantities of rain on guano deposits in impoverishing them in their nitrogen.
    MANURES AND THE PRINCIPLES OF MANURINGCHARLES MORTON AIKMAN
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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