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bankrupt

a person adjudged insolvent by a court, his property being transferred to a trustee and administered for the benefit of his creditors
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If I live, all would be changed; if I live, interest would be converted into doubt, pity into hostility; if I live I am only a man who his broken his word, failed in his engagements -- in fact, only a bankrupt.
Captain Manzanca,' and 'Dust,' and 'In God's Ways,' and 'Sigurd,' and plays like "The Glove" and "The Bankrupt.
To be hammered upon 'Change and declared a bankrupt.
1922, and in seven bloody months Manchuria, Korea, and Formosa were taken away from her and she was hurled back, bankrupt, to stifle in her tiny, crowded islands.
If he didn't bankrupt me with damaged suits, the authorities would take him away from me and electrocute him.
After that, my only course was to employ a lawyer and be declared a bankrupt.
He said his plans were not made, but he meant to go into the little house that belonged to grandma, as soon as he could, for it was n't honest for a bankrupt to keep up an establishment like this.
At the close of the game the six Republican members were bankrupt and the single Democrat had all the money.
We felt quite enlivened when the short evening was over; but at the same time we were bankrupt.
Fling this heterogeneous, bankrupt, vindictive mass across the border, and the Revolution was on.
He was such a sharp landlord, that he could hardly find any but bankrupt tenants; and such a close farmer, as to grudge almost the seed to the ground, whereupon revengeful Nature grudged him the crops which she granted to more liberal husbandmen.
Price to the attendant, who in dress and general appearance looked something between a bankrupt glazier, and a drover in a state of insolvency; 'and a glass of brandy-and-water, Crookey, d'ye hear?