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She was delicate and unaccustomed to privation and discomfort—and the cottage had its disadvantages.
The poor fellow had so weakened his stomach by privation, that he died from eating a good meal given him by a kind friend.
One had lost all his little store of grain gathered from the gleaning, or bought by great privation for the winter's nourishment.
The memorial is of bronze, and tells a story of privation and suffering, but of glorious heroism, and victory even in death.
We reconciled ourselves as we might to this privation, and after dining proceeded onward.
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.
No privation was too great, no work too unaccustomed for them to undergo.
Man prepares for privation by satiety, and finishes his sins thoroughly before he begins to repent.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
His illusions were those natural to all young men who suddenly come into possession of a patrimony after years of privation.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU

WORDS RELATED TO PRIVATION

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putativeadjective | [pyoo-tuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION
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