poor people

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Synonyms for poor people

people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)

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The business of lots of men is straight robbery of the poor people.
It was easy to bring them, for wages were really much higher, and it was only when it was too late that the poor people found out that everything else was higher too.
Once upon a time old Lafferty had been caught with a gang that had stolen cows from several of the poor people of the neighborhood and butchered them in an old shanty back of the yards and sold them.
They chop each melon so that the poor people cannot fish them out and eat anyway.
I shook my head: I could not see how poor people had the means of being kind; and then to learn to speak like them, to adopt their manners, to be uneducated, to grow up like one of the poor women I saw sometimes nursing their children or washing their clothes at the cottage doors of the village of Gateshead: no, I was not heroic enough to purchase liberty at the price of caste.
The great number of poor people who find it so hard to live," she answered.
The poor people began by fearing them, but when they found that the men in Lincoln green who answered Robin Hood's horn meant them no harm, but despoiled the oppressor to relieve the oppressed, they 'gan to have great liking for them.
It was a street of small shops subservient to the needs of poor people, and about the middle of it, on the left as I walked down, was the Hotel des Belges.
This they did, spending a pleasant evening with the Quadling family and being entertained with such hospitality as the poor people were able to offer them.
He further said that under the said scheme, two new free medical dispensaries were being established in Faisalabad in order to facilitate the poor people of the area.
He said with the rise in oil prices, rates of all daily-use commodities would soar and the poor people would be at the receiving end.
QUETTA -- Welfare Department of Balochistan would held a collective wedding ceremony for deserving and poor people of the province on February 24.
Mostly, it happened to poor people also the Balochistan government is not taking any notice about this bloodless children.
What the poor people of limited areas have received are blankets distributed by the government, non-governmental organisations, Nepal Red Cross Society and the Nepal Army.
Some 400 distressed and poor people of different unions including Gaibandha Municipality of the district got blankets from Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), district unit, recently.