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How to use poverty stricken in a sentence
Contrary to the image of the typical heroin user propagated by the media, those using it are not all poverty-stricken delinquents.
The unemployed, poverty-stricken white man must be made to realize that he is in the very same boat with the Negro.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | Alex Haley | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Raised in the poverty-stricken Foster neighborhood in Portland, Chisholm started street preaching at age 19.
Formerly, this sector, poverty stricken and uneducated, was the puppet of the Religious Zionists and others.Israel’s Religious Zionist Vs. Ultra-Orthodox Rift | Rabbi Daniel Landes | February 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The next night Monty dutifully fills the opera house with poverty-stricken peasants.American Dreams: Brewster’s Millions and Triumphant America | Nathaniel Rich | January 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He might have been an insufferable young man for a poverty-stricken teacher of French to have as a fellow-lodger; but he was not.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Especially was this so at the poverty-stricken end, as Josephine Morse called her section of the street.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
In 1824 M. du Coudrai was poverty-stricken; he had lost his place on account of voting the wrong way.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Sick and poverty-stricken in 1833, she lived in a wretched two-story house on rue Gaillon.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
It was all so infinitely great, yet so little, poverty-stricken yet noble, a mingling of sacred and profane.An Episode Under the Terror | Honore de Balzac
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