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synonyms for needy
- dead broke
- dirt poor
- down to last cent
See also synonyms for: neediest
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How to use needy in a sentence
In the United States, concerns are highest for the neediest students, those who live in poverty, have special needs and are English Language Learners — but month after month of disrupted education will affect every child.What school looks like now — in striking pictures from around the world | Valerie Strauss | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Marshall’s Democratic opponent, Barbara Bollier, 62, a state senator who only recently left the Republican Party, is also a physician and has centered her platform on pandemic response and expanding health care for needy Kansans.‘Not a fair fight’: In Kansas, GOP frustrated as money rolls in for Democrat and Senate race tightens | Annie Gowen | October 21, 2020 | Washington Post
So the EV maker has long collected fistfuls of credits and found lots of needy buyers, Honda among them.Tesla’s biggest profit center is dangerously close to running out of power | Shawn Tully | September 30, 2020 | Fortune
The department says it could give more money to the neediest neighborhoods and boost nearly funded projects over their last hurdle.
In some cases, an elder chick would also offer food to the neediest sibling, which called out incessantly, irrespective of whether it groomed or not.Barn owlets share food with their younger siblings in exchange for grooming | Pratik Pawar | June 16, 2020 | Science News
As a way to be more available to needy souls outside the church, Williams took a clerk job at Walgreens pharmacy.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault | M.L. Nestel | December 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The foundation, named after her mother, provides financial help to needy families that are infertile.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction | Eleanor Clift | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.
He has close ties with the city political establishment and serves more than 200 needy families a week through his food bank.
The officers—led by a woman named Dawn Lerner—provide food and shelter at the hospital for needy people they find on the road.The Walking Dead’s ‘Slabtown’: The Real Source of Terror Isn’t Walkers, It’s Rape | Melissa Leon | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A very few weeks flew over the head of the needy man, before he was reduced to the same pitiable straits.
The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
An assistant in the benevolent work of Mme. de la Chanterie, he visited the needy sick whom she pointed out.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
By 1775, there were nine free schools endowed by private philanthropists for the poor and needy.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
They all evinced a strong religious character, but in addition had a care for the old and needy.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
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