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pauper

pau·per

pauper

 
pronunciation:
paw pr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an extremely poor person, esp. one who must live on public charity.
Widowed and disabled, she became a pauper living on hand-outs.
similar words:
beggar, indigent
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: paupered, paupering, paupers
definition: to cause to be a pauper; impoverish.
similar words:
beggar
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