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synonyms for subsistence level

  • bare existence
  • breadline
  • hand-to-mouth existence
  • mere existence
  • pauperism
  • poverty trap
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How to use subsistence level in a sentence

It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Yet a child coming under the humanising influences of culture soon gets far away from the level of the savage.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The height of the tower from the level of the street is 105 feet, the slated towers over the lateral pediments being smaller.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
We were about nine hours of fair daylight traversing 160 miles of level or descending grade, with a light passenger train.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
By its operation Gordon Wright, the most sensible man of our acquaintance, is reduced to the level of infancy!
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It is not quite so level nor so perfectly cultivated as central Belgium, but is generally fertile and promises fairly.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Then, in heaven's name, do not put such a noble creature as Doa Inez on a level with a mere little trifling coquette.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
To drop on one knee and level his piece was the work of an instant, but unfortunately he snapped a dry twig in doing so.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSISTENCE LEVEL

  • bare existence
  • breadline
  • hand-to-mouth existence
  • mere existence
  • pauperism
  • poverty trap
  • subsistence level
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.