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penniless

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lacking funds

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The rabbit could not turn, and as the white teeth broke its back in mid air it shrieked as loudly as a stricken man may shriek.
Thrice he tried to knock him over, then repeated the trick and broke the right fore leg.
Penfentenyou flung himself down, and rooted till he too broke a peep-hole.
A furious clanging of bells broke out of the empty house, followed by muffed gurglings and trumpetings.
After the rung broke he rested for a moment before renewing his efforts, and as he stood with his head near the cover of the trap, he distinctly heard voices on the roof above him.
Suddenly there broke above the turmoil behind them the clear strains of a bugle.
What wind was stirring in the city street moved from Tarzan toward the lion and when the ape-man had approached to within a few yards of the beast, who had stood silently eyeing them up to this time, instead of the expected roar, a whine broke from the beast's throat.
Simultaneously the lion, evidently scenting the purpose of the Tarmangani, broke into a full charge toward the guard.
Shaken by the report of the unfamiliar weapon, the ranks of the guardsmen broke before the furious assault of the great beast.
Back in the early 1980s, while working at a company that produced number 1, 2, and 3 grades of publication papers, our mill team determined a need to better understand and control the impact of coated brokes coming back into the wet end process.
In addition to using LMW and HCD coagulants on highly charged brokes, this technology has come to be used in other situations where there is a high level of negatively charged contaminants.
The term "white pitch" was coined at this time to refer to deposits formed by the interaction of these broke materials and wet end chemicals.
Not long after my girlfriend and I broke up, I was stuck with a Brooklyn rent I could no longer afford.
I'm seriously more broke than I have ever been in my life, and I don't know how.
But by the end of the month he's wandering the streets of New York, un-showered and broke, wearing the same gear for four days straight after getting lock out of Tino's house, 'cause the landlord changed the locks.