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synonyms for poor relation

  • aide
  • assistant
  • deputy
  • servant
  • underling
  • attendant
  • dependent
  • flunky
  • gofer
  • helper
  • inferior
  • junior
  • peon
  • scrub
  • second
  • serf
  • slave
  • subaltern
  • second fiddle
  • second string
  • third string

antonyms for poor relation

MOST RELEVANT
  • boss
  • chief
  • leader
  • major
  • manager
  • master
  • superior
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How to use poor relation in a sentence

This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
He did believe you, more or less, and what you said fell in with his own impressions—strange impressions that they were, poor man!
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The relation existing between the balmy plant and the commerce of the world is of the strongest kind.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The poor must look to the brightness of a future world for the consolation that they were denied in this.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Y was a Youth, that did not love school; Z was a Zany, a poor harmless fool.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The conception of the relation of this institution with them as co-operative makes headway slowly.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
W was a Watchman, and guarded the door; X was expensive, and so became poor.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POOR RELATION

  • aide
  • assistant
  • attendant
  • dependent
  • deputy
  • flunky
  • gofer
  • helper
  • inferior
  • junior
  • peon
  • poor relation
  • scrub
  • second
  • second fiddle
  • second string
  • serf
  • servant
  • slave
  • subaltern
  • third string
  • underling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.