Definition of Penuries

1. Noun. (plural of penury) ¹



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Definition of Penuries

1. penury [n] - See also: penury

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penuries

penult
penultima
penultima law
penultimas
penultimate
penultimately
penultimates
penults
penumbra
penumbrae
penumbral
penumbras
penumbrous
penup
penups
penuries (current term)
penurious
penuriously
penuriousness
penuriousnesses
penurities
penurity
penury
penwiper
penwipers
penwoman
penwomen
penzhinite
peon
peonage

Literary usage of Penuries

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1. Selections from Early American Writers, 1607-1800 by William B. Cairns (1909)
"... IN AND UNDER THE penuries OF A WILDERNESSE [Chap. XXIV, Book I, of " The Wonder-Working Providence "] These were the beginnings of these resolute ..."

2. Selections from Early American Writers, 1607-1800 by William B. Cairns (1909)
"... IN AND UNDER THE penuries OF A WILDERNESSE [Chap. XXIV, Book I, of "The Wonder-Working Providence"] These were the beginnings of these resolute ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... was what Al justice he pretended AI thinges should he amended Al «ronges he wold redress Al iniuries he wold repres Al penuries he wold oppresse And yet ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the ...by John Tracy Atkyns, Philip Yorke Hardwicke, William Newnam, Great Britain Court of Chancery by John Tracy Atkyns, Philip Yorke Hardwicke, William Newnam, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1781)
"... of frauds and penuries. *2 (D) Concerning the manner of performing agreements. i/ CAP. VII. CAP. ..."

5. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"... harvest to fill all penuries," without frittering away its massive and complete effect into subdivisions and added epithets, into appendices and fringes ..."

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