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synonyms for slums

  • central city
  • downtown
  • ghetto
  • slum
  • barrio
  • center city
  • condemned buildings
  • core
  • core city
  • public housing district
  • skid row
  • urban city
  • urban ghetto
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How to use slums in a sentence

It is said that atheists are bred in slums, and amidst brick walls and unlovely surroundings.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The head of it faces the doors of the prison; its tail descends into the sunless slums of the Low Calton.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Therefore, the logical place to look for subversion is in the slums.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Most of us pretended to look for them and loafed about the neighbouring slums.
A TRAMP'S NOTEBOOKMORLEY ROBERTS
But that night God anointed me for street preaching and for work in slums, dives and saloons.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
I was in Scotland when she passed to her reward in the land where there are no slums, no sinners to rescue, to weep over and save.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
Let her arm and drill the sickly population of her slums: the men of the hills and country places in Ireland will go no more.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
Ambition faded, hope died, and at last he found himself on a level with humanity at its worst—an outcast of the slums.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
Here they are gathered into city slums, and their wits are sharpened by continual contact with their fellows.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Jacob Riis came to know the shadows of the great city—all the miserable alleys and narrow courts of the East Side slums.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUMS

  • barrio
  • center city
  • central city
  • condemned buildings
  • core
  • core city
  • downtown
  • ghetto
  • public housing district
  • skid row
  • slum
  • slums
  • urban city
  • urban ghetto
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.