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destitute
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • And now he has sunk into terrible destitution, with his family—an unhappy family of sick children, and, I believe, an insane wife.
  • Finally, she left the house and ran away from Fyodor Pavlovitch with a destitute divinity student, leaving Mitya, a child of three years old, in her husband’s hands.
  • It was said, however, that though Grushenka had been raised from destitution by the old man, Samsonov, she came of a respectable family belonging to the clerical class, that she was the daughter of a deacon or something of the sort.
  • And so the destitute wanderer had stayed with her ever since.
  • She found the two Poles in great poverty, almost destitution, without food or fuel, without cigarettes, in debt to their landlady.

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  • The article is entitled Destitute and Desperate in the Land of Plenty.
  • The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
    Sir Francis Bacon

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