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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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It beggars belief that a family member said one resident had been waiting for a while to go to the toilet and had kept asking staff.
THAT politicians throughout Europe can have been so easily misled into believing a single currency could be applied throughout the EU with its numerous diverse economies, beggars belief.
It almost beggars belief any mother would be so depraved to behave this way with her own flesh and blood," the Daily Mail quoted the judge as telling the woman.
It beggars belief that while repairing the roof, no-one thought to check the ceilings, lights and joists and it had to close for a second time.
WELL, it beggars belief, the European courts have once more told our parliament here in the Unites Kingdon that migrants in Britain are not getting enough benefits.
IT beggars belief that we as a nation are prepared to sit back in silence whilst our government is quite happy to waste pounds 42bn by being a member of the European court of human rights, a membership which has also cost a further pounds 25bn in compensation paid as a result of unwelcome laws they have imposed upon us.
TO give James Bulger's killer Jon Venables a 42in TV to watch the World Cup beggars belief.
AFTER the Castle Hill hotel debacle of 2005 in which the Thandi brothers were instrumental in the eventual demolition of the aforementioned building, it beggars belief that they have the audacity to suggest an application to build on this site.
THE headline (September 15, 2009) "Temporary staff cost council pounds 825 a day" beggars belief.
I don't want to join the list of people lining up to condemn Fiona MacKeown - there can be no worse punishment than losing a child - but it beggars belief that she left Scarlett with people she barely knew in an area awash with drugs, while she went travelling.
The claim that the list system is democratic just beggars belief.
When you consider they're never at home and the children are in school and looked after by nannies, it beggars belief.
Quite simply there are not six top class eight-benders in the country at present, and to have two such races on the same night beggars belief.
It beggars belief what we have lost from the town with nothing worthwhile put back.
His complaint that he was unable to swim over the festive period beggars belief.