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verb as in make poor

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German merchants are conducting a secret propaganda intending to steal our trade and pauperize our nation.

He did not propose to pauperize his farm by applying his personal ignorance to working it.

Whatever tends to pauperize our people or impair the earning power of the laboring class I do not favor.

A limited endowment fund would be helpful, but too large endowment tends to pauperize a local institution.

That furnishing free books tends to pauperize the community and to discourage the purchase of books for home use.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pauperize, such as: bankrupt, impoverish, ruin, beggar, break, and bust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.