beggar


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Synonyms for beggar

Synonyms for beggar

one who begs habitually or for a living

one who humbly entreats

Synonyms for beggar

be beyond the resources of

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reduce to beggary

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References in classic literature ?
Ulysses, therefore, went on his round, going from left to right, and stretched out his hands to beg as though he were a real beggar.
Gondy looked at the spot indicated and perceived a beggar seated in a chair and leaning against one of the moldings; a little basin was near him and he held a holy water brush in his hand.
For the second time the door opened--or rather was burst open, this time, as Uggug rushed violently into the room, shouting "that old Beggars come again
Another factor is the circumstance that even when, overjoyed at winning, the Grandmother was distributing alms right and left, and taking every one to be a beggar, she again snapped out to the General that he was not going to be allowed any of her money-- which meant that the old lady had quite made up her mind on the point, and was sure of it.
The son tossed a silver coin through the sunlight, grumbling something about beggars and jugglers.
Ah, a beggar has to have exceedingly good points to make a living in Constantinople.
that is to say, in the slang of honest folks,--a thief, a beggar, or a vagabond.
Then up rose Robin and took his stout staff in his hand, likewise, and slipped ten golden angels into his pouch; for no beggar's garb was among the stores of the band, so he was fain to run his chance of meeting a beggar and buying his clothes of him.
The beggars can stay under the water as long as they like, they just pop up and show their heads, and if they don't like the look of anything near, down they go again.
But they received me not," said the voluntary beggar, "thou knowest it, forsooth.
I ain't a beggar, marm, an' I don't want nothin' o' you.
Conducted to the spot they pity at first the blind beggar and his daughter, but on learning his name they are horror-striken and order him to quit the land.
Her father grew worse; her time was more entirely occupied in attending him; her means of subsistence decreased; and in the tenth month her father died in her arms, leaving her an orphan and a beggar.
While I thought you were making your fortune (as you said you were) you were making yourself a beggar, eh?
Quicker, however, than the breeze, the withered, sallow arms of the beggars were thrust in, accompanied by the eternal whine of "Miserabili, miserabili, excellenza