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 ?
And she led him out of the room, unnoticed by the rest of the party, who were wholly absorbed in watching the old Beggar.
But it is the fault of this gadding up and down Hind that a king's widow must jostle all the scum of the land, and be made a mock by beggars.
A beggar in Naples who can show a foot which has all run into one horrible toe, with one shapeless nail on it, has a fortune--but such an exhibition as that would not provoke any notice in Constantinople.
But the three beggars did not loose their hold and tore him from the rest, howling, "He belongs to us
Take thou a friar's gown from our chest of strange garments, and don the same, and I will stop the first beggar I meet and change clothes with him.
Ralph, old fellow," he said, "don't think me too much of an interfering beggar, will you?
Maybe you think I'm goin' ter stand 'round an' hear a whole LOT o' women call me a beggar, instead of jest ONE
The want of house or brass (by which I suppose you mean money) does not make a beggar in your sense of the word.
Then he said I was mean, and then he said I was base, and then I called him a beggar.
Four or five of them obeyed at once, two remaining on the road with the formidable beggar.
And as he spoke he tried to loosen the grasp of the blind beggar.
He called to his guard and bade them watch the beggar.
Fogg took out the twenty guineas he had just won at whist, and handed them to the beggar, saying, "Here, my good woman.
Give that beggar something" (a crooked-backed ragamuffin had approached to stare at us).
To conclude, there is no decaying merchant, or inward beggar, hath so many tricks to uphold the credit of their wealth, as these empty persons have, to maintain the credit of their sufficiency.