Sentence Examples


  • Even Maria had gone uptown for the parade and festivities, surely a thrill compared to the rural poverty of her homeland.
  • She'd need more help when she realized the rightful dhjan of Anshan and his family were in near-poverty and living in exile.
  • The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and job­lessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
  • She couldn't see the poverty-stricken section of the city.
  • The village and exterior of the house looked run down and barely out of poverty, but the house's interior was immaculate.

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