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beggarwoman (Also beggarwomen) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to beggarwoman

sannyasi

  • noun a Hindu religious mendicant
    sannyasin; sanyasi.

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pauperisation

  • noun the act of making someone poor
    pauperization; impoverishment.

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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sanyasi

  • noun a Hindu religious mendicant
    sannyasin; sannyasi.

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grub

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; chow.
  • noun a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects

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mendicancy

  • noun the state of being a beggar or mendicant
    mendicity; beggary.
    • they were reduced to mendicancy
  • noun a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
    begging; beggary.

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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mooch

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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cadger

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    scrounger; moocher; mooch.

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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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schnorrer

  • noun (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others
    shnorrer.

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shnorrer

  • noun (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others
    schnorrer.

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indigence

  • noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    need; pauperization; penury; pauperism.
    • their indigence appalled him
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless

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pleading

  • noun (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    plead.
    • I pleaded with him to stop

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lazarus

  • noun the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death
  • noun the diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar

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moocher

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; mooch.

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mendicant

  • noun a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
    friar.
  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    beggar.

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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panhandler

  • noun a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money

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impoverishment

  • noun the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
    poverty; poorness.
  • noun the act of making someone poor
    pauperization; pauperisation.

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scrounger

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; moocher; mooch.

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begging

  • noun a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
    mendicancy; beggary.
  • verb call upon in supplication; entreat
    pray; implore; beg.
    • I beg you to stop!

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bum

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    tramp; hobo.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums

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panhandle

  • noun a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area
    • Wheeling is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia
  • noun the handle of a pan

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pauperization

  • noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    need; penury; pauperism; indigence.
    • their indigence appalled him
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless
  • noun the act of making someone poor
    pauperisation; impoverishment.

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pauperism

  • noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    need; pauperization; penury; indigence.
    • their indigence appalled him
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless

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friar

  • noun a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
    mendicant.

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penury

  • noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    need; pauperization; pauperism; indigence.
    • their indigence appalled him
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless

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beggary

  • noun a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
    mendicancy; begging.
  • noun the state of being a beggar or mendicant
    mendicity; mendicancy.
    • they were reduced to mendicancy

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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