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1. impoverish

verb. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːvrɪʃ'] take away.

Synonyms

  • decline
  • deprive
  • worsen

Antonyms

  • better
  • repair
  • make
  • success

Etymology

  • empoverir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Impoverish

  • bearish
  • farish
  • farrish
  • irish
  • nightmarish

Example sentences of the word impoverish


1. Adjective
A drooping head and slouched shoulders impoverish any woman's appearance.

2. Verb, base form
The stock market holds the power to enrich or impoverish you.

Quotes containing the word impoverish


1. You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
- Woodrow Wilson

2. You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
- Woodrow Wilson

2. impoverish

verb. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːvrɪʃ'] make poor.

Synonyms

  • beggar
  • pauperise
  • pauperize
  • deprive
  • smash
  • reduce
  • bankrupt
  • break

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • enfranchise
  • bequeath
  • feed

Etymology

  • empoverir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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