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  • 81 tight squeeze — Synonyms and related words: bind, broken fortune, close call, close shave, close squeak, closeness, clutch, complication, confinement, crowdedness, crunch, cubby, cubbyhole, difficulties, distress, doghouse, embarrassing position, embarrassment,… …

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  • 82 underweight — Synonyms and related words: avoirdupois, bantamweight, beef, beefiness, boniness, bony, deadweight, fatness, featherweight, flat, flat chested, fleshless, fleshlessness, frailness, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gauntness, gawkiness, gawky, gravity,… …

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  • 83 unimportance — Synonyms and related words: daintiness, delicacy, diminutiveness, exiguity, exiguousness, fewness, homeliness, humbleness, humility, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness, ingloriousness, innocuousness, insignificance, insufficiency, littleness …

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  • 84 want — Synonyms and related words: absence, ache to, adulteration, aim at, ardor, arrearage, ask, awayness, bare cupboard, bare necessities, bare subsistence, be desirous of, be dying to, be found wanting, be hurting for, be in want, be indicated, be… …

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  • 85 inferiority — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of being lesser Nouns 1. inferiority, minority, subordinacy; inadequacy, deficiency (see insufficiency); minimum; smallness; imperfection; poorness, meanness; subservience. See inequality,… …

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  • 86 insufficiency — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of necessary amount Nouns 1. insufficiency; inadequacy, inadequateness; incompetence, impotence; deficiency, incompleteness, imperfection, shortcoming, emptiness, poorness, depletion, vacancy,… …

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  • 87 luxury — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. self indulgence, prodigality; dainty; elegance, sumptuousness, extravagance. See pleasure, intemperance. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Indulgence of the senses, regardless of the cost] Syn. gratification,… …

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  • 88 Insufficiency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insufficiency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insufficiency insufficiency Sgm: N 1 inadequacy inadequacy inadequateness Sgm: N 1 incompetence incompetence &c.(impotence) 158 Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency… …

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  • 89 meagerness — mea·ger·ness || miːgÉ™(r)nɪs n. poorness; scantiness; condition of being insufficient (also meagreness) …

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  • 90 meagreness — mea·ger·ness || miːgÉ™(r)nɪs n. poorness; scantiness; condition of being insufficient (also meagreness) …

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  • 91 pennilessness — penɪlɪsnɪs n. poorness, poverty, pauperism, impoverishment; lack of everything, destitution, homelessness …

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  • 92 poor — adjective 1》 lacking sufficient money to live at a standard considered comfortable or normal. 2》 of a low or inferior standard or quality.     ↘(poor in) lacking in. 3》 deserving of pity or sympathy. Phrases the poor man s an inferior or cheaper… …

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  • 93 degeneracy — n. 1. Deterioration, debasement, abasement, depravation, degeneration, degenerateness, declension, caducity, degradation, decline, decrease, falling off, growing worse. 2. Inferiority, meanness, poorness, low estate or state …

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  • 94 meagreness — n. 1. Leanness, thinness, spareness. 2. Poorness, barrenness, sterility. 3. Scantiness, barrenness, smallness …

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  • 95 meanness — n. 1. Humbleness, lowness. 2. Smallness, littleness, scantiness, slenderness, lowness, poverty, meagreness, poorness, rudeness. 3. Abjectness, vileness, baseness, contemptibleness, despicableness. 4. Illiberality, ungenerousness, sordidness,… …

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  • 96 poverty — n. 1. Indigence, penury, want, destitution, need, necessity, privation, neediness, distress, straitened circumstances. 2. Beggary, mendicancy, pauperism. 3. Need, lack, want, deficiency, scantiness, sparingness, meagreness, jejuneness. 4. Paucity …

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  • 97 thinness — n. 1. Slenderness, slimness, meagreness, leanness, gauntness, emaciation, lankness. 2. Meagreness, poorness, slenderness. 3. Tenuity, fineness, slenderness, delicacy, exiguity. 4. Tenuity, rareness. 5. Rarity, rareness, tenuity, subtilty,… …

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  • 98 poor — adjective 1 NO MONEY having very little money and not many possessions: Her family were so poor they couldn t afford to buy her new clothes. | Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world. | a poor neighborhood 2 the poor people who are… …

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  • 99 poverty — noun 1 (U) the situation or experience of being poor: dire/abject/grinding poverty (=very bad poverty): Thousands of children live in dire poverty. 2 the poverty line/level the income below which a person or a family is officially considered to… …

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  • 100 poverty — noun 1) abject poverty Syn: penury, destitution, pauperism, pauperdom, beggary, indigence, pennilessness, impoverishment, neediness, need, hardship, impecuniousness Ant: wealth 2) …

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