other words for poorer
- bad off
- behind eight ball
- dirt poor
- flat broke
- hard up
- in need
- in want
- stone broke
- truly needy
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He had not disgraced himself, and no friend or tradesman was the poorer for his rashness.
Thank Heaven that I had the sense to turn away from him and to marry a better, if a poorer, man.
Like Laura, aged fourteen, I had taken a shorter voyage on a poorer ship, and I had decided that this would be different.
It has long been extensively used by the poorer classes, and in domestic medicine generally.
Soon several blocks had been passed, and then the man turned a corner, and started toward the poorer section of the city.
I will therefore be the richer by charitable laying out, while the worldling will be poorer by his covetous hoarding up.'
The poorer sort, therefore, raise the pile at a humble distance from the roof of pride.
The Japanese are exceedingly neat and clean; they could teach needed lessons to the poorer classes in America.
Those of the poorer class, however, were not alone in taking the law into their own hands.
"The poorer she is the more airs she gives herself," thought the notary.
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