penniless

All Adjective Noun Adverb Verb
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  • Her father died when she was five years old, leaving the family almost penniless.
  • How could she ever get away from the place if penniless? Cited from Dorothy Dale's Camping Days, by Margaret Penrose
  • Initially during his stay in India, his young wife died and he been penniless.
  • Nothing having come in for five days, we were today again penniless. Cited from Narrative of some of the Lord's Dealings with George M_ller, by Muller
  • She was away six months, and she came back penniless, but seeing as well as ever. Cited from The Jolliest School of All, by Angela Brazil
  • It is thus clear that a penniless young man cannot go to America until he is married. Cited from The Children of the King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • He could be penniless and still manage to look as if he owned the bank.
  • Arriving almost penniless, he successfully completed a four-year degree course in two years.
  • It was not long, however, before he lost his entire fortune and was left penniless.
  • She went on, for the first time a little glad that she was penniless. Cited from The City of Delight, by Elizabeth Miller
  • He was penniless, he had no friends likely to help him in his profession. Cited from Lloyd George, by Frank Dilnot
  • She had some small fortune, I believe, but when she came back they were penniless. Cited from The Lighted Way, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Now he was more than a thousand miles away, penniless, and a prisoner. Cited from Frank and Fearless, by Horatio Alger Jr.
  • It did not in the least surprise me to learn that her brother had died penniless. Cited from Widdershins, by Oliver Onions [AKA: George Oliver]
  • She said her husband had just died, and left her, of course, penniless, with four young children. Cited from My New Curate, by P.A. Sheehan
  • "I will give him my fortune to make up, and come to you penniless." Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • I hope she did not go away penniless, but she has her nursing to fall back upon. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • At last the door of his store was closed and we were penniless and saw no way out of it. Cited from Sixty Years of California Song, by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • Like too many others, he bucked too long, and soon found himself penniless. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • As a fact, she would marry him if he had money, but not if he were penniless. Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
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