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subsistence
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
what is minimally needed to survive; or the condition of minimally surviving
  • Her father grew worse; her time was more entirely occupied in attending him; her means of subsistence decreased; and in the tenth month her father died in her arms, leaving her an orphan and a beggar.
    Chapter 1 (29% in)

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