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destitute
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
extremely poor; or lacking the necessities of life such as food and shelter

The expression "destitute of" means:  lacking
  • However, Mr. Heathcliff has claimed and kept them in his wife's right and his also: I suppose legally; at any rate, Catherine, destitute of cash and friends, cannot disturb his possession.
    Chapter 30 (44% in)

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