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Women figure prominently in his account, if not as a cause of the revolution then for their innovative efforts to enforce the nonconsumption of British imports and later to support the Continental Army amid its privations.
AN EXPANDED PERSPECTIVE, AND A CONTROVERSIAL CLAIM, ON AMERICA’S REVOLUTIONJACK RAKOVENOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yoko Ono, another original member, endured terrible privations in wartime Japan.
NAM JUNE PAIK PREDICTED THE INTERNET, YOUTUBE AND INSTAGRAM. BUT HE WAS MORE INTERESTING AS AN ARTIST THAN AS A PROPHET.SEBASTIAN SMEEJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This last man standing, in the case of both groups, will have to overcome a thousand dangers, face every kind of privation, perhaps migrate to other zones and even evade the hostility of humans.
OUR MOST EFFECTIVE WEAPON IS IMAGINATION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYGUIDO TONELLIAPRIL 29, 2021NAUTILUS
She was delicate and unaccustomed to privation and discomfort—and the cottage had its disadvantages.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The poor fellow had so weakened his stomach by privation, that he died from eating a good meal given him by a kind friend.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
One had lost all his little store of grain gathered from the gleaning, or bought by great privation for the winter's nourishment.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
The memorial is of bronze, and tells a story of privation and suffering, but of glorious heroism, and victory even in death.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
We reconciled ourselves as we might to this privation, and after dining proceeded onward.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
Always these words had seemed to me to demand long-suffering and privation contrary to human nature.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
It cannot cease being one without experiencing the privation of unity by division into two or three.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIVATION

  • adversities
  • afflictions
  • anxieties
  • bitter pills
  • burdens
  • calamities
  • catastrophes
  • curses
  • destitution
  • difficulties
  • griefs
  • indigence
  • loads
  • misfortunes
  • needs
  • ordeals
  • penury
  • poverty
  • privations
  • problems
  • sordidness
  • sorrows
  • squalor
  • trials
  • tribulations
  • want
  • woes
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