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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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Miller writes that "the relentless dollar freeze threatened to pauperize Japan" (219).
In a press statement issued from the provincial secretariat of PkMAP on Monday, further enunciated that the deliberately prolonging of such policies is aimed to pauperize the people and the statement called it anti education behavior of the government.
While providing the Palestinians nominal economic integration into the Lebanese economy, it would further pauperize their communities economically.
Parliamentary threats to pauperize him, although alarming while they lasted, were soon abandoned.
Meade, described as a "national home" for all men maimed by the War between the States, a proposal ultimately thwarted by the likes of Massachusetts Governor Alexander Hamilton Bullock who held that such a measure would "tend to pauperize the soldier" (Severo 134).