A Word A Day : penury
Saturday, 28th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. extreme poverty
2. destitution, scarcity, dearth, inadequacy, insufficiency
Related Forms :
Penurious : adjective
penuriously : adverb
penuriousness : noun
They were exposed to hardship and penury.
It arises in neither from penury of thought.
A penury of military forces.
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