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Daemon
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impecunious

(adjective) Lacking money; penniless.

Synonyms: penurious

Usage: It was hard to believe that the impecunious man asking me if I could spare any change had once been the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.
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Let the impecunious borrow, so they may spend, so we may all prosper.
Madas
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Nowadays even a very rich man may become impecunious when his credit card is rejected by the automaton.
Vit Babenco
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"When I, good friends, was called to the bar,
I'd an appetite fresh and hearty.
But I was, as many young barristers are,
An impecunious party."
"The Judge's Song" from Trial By Jury (1875)
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
striker
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the economy make a lot people like that
AnjanaDutt
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Greed. That is what it is!
monamagda
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If you are hard up, broke, penniless, or strapped for cash, you could describe yourself as impecunious. Then maybe you could make some money teaching vocabulary words.

Impecunious comes from the old Latin word for money, pecunia, combined with the prefix im, meaning not or without. But impecunious doesn't just mean having no money. It means that you almost never have any money. If you go into the arts, you are most likely facing an impecunious future. If you gamble away your cash instead of saving it for rent, your landlord might throw you out for being impecunious.


http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/impecunious
Barnacle Barney Bill
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impecunious
to some wealth is everything
health is more precious
Omar Mariani
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If you are impecunious, you are poverty-stricken, broke, dead broke, flat broke, penniless, insolvent, strapped, stripped, cleaned out, on the rocks, played out, hard-up, down and out

Expressionist
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Most billionaires were impecunious at the beginning of their careers and made amazing fortunes with fortitude and perseverance.
Fredric-frank Myers
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As a fine artist, on what has been referred to, "as on the cutting edge", I have been impecunious for the vast majority of my professional life.
NeuroticHellFem
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Nobody knows you when you're down & out, as Bessie Smith sang nearly a hundred years ago.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzU8xM99Uo
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