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It is one of the poorest places in the United States with 27 percent of its residents living below the poverty line.

“No, the church has to be on the side of the most disadvantaged, of the poorest, of the helpless,” the padre tells us.

The school provides room and board to students from some of the poorest families in Mexico.

Also, children are the poorest demographic group in the United States.

The poorest and most creative are priced out, and New York becomes a chain-littered luxury suburb, he says.

Only those of the very poorest quality are packed in white wooden boxes.

The poorest people reduce it to powder by manual labour, in the same way as they grind corn preparatory to baking it into cakes.

"Long bright leaf" is considered the finest, while that known as "Luga" is the poorest and lowest grade of leaf.

She said one day that she would be willing to be the poorest woman in Dunellen if she might have a daughter.

These people are of the poorest class of farmers, not possessing above four or five slaves, and working hard themselves.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poorest, such as: bottom, first, gutter, infinitesimal, last, and minimum.

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