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  • "That’s what has impoverished him, eh?"
  • The ultimate reward of a union with a young woman who was both unattractive and impoverished ought to be connected with immediate disadvantages by some very palpable chain.
  • Mrs. Penniman, who was shocked at her sister’s coarseness, replied that he had been actuated by the noblest of motives—the desire not to impoverish Catherine.
  • I am very happy that Catherine is not to be impoverished—but I hope he may never have a penny too much!

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  • Bad economic policy has impoverished the country.
  • Climate change will hit impoverished areas the hardest.

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