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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POOR RELATION

If I didn't take it you and Joel might have had a poor relation to board and lodge.

A poor relation represented, to him, the lowest form of animal life.

She had been the poor relation, the daughter of a dreaming failure.

A poor relation; this her one yearly peep at the world—the world to her.

I shouldnt like to be a poor relation of Mrs. Merricks, Geoffrey observed.

It was for your own sake; and in order that your poor relation should do honor to your generosity.

For twenty-three years, she, the poor relation, had lived with him like that!

In her house at that time there lived a poor relation of her husband.

But she is like a poor relation, always turning up at the wrong time!

What was she anyway but some poor relation likely who was acting as housekeeper?

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