Definition of Penuriously

1. Adverb. In a penurious manner. "They lived penuriously"

Partainyms: Penurious



Definition of Penuriously

1. Adverb. In a penurious manner. ¹

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Definition of Penuriously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penuriously

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penuriously (current term)
penuriousness
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Literary usage of Penuriously

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"The former—a governmental enterprise—penuriously fitted, its scientific work largely entrusted to enlisted men—who were actuated largely by love of ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1885)
"... and he gave a particular account of a valuable bequest of theological works made by a country clergyman, who lived almost penuriously that he might buy ..."

3. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the by James Boswell, George Birkbeck Norman Hill (1891)
"... between the manufacturer and the consumer; and if any of these profits is too penuriously distributed, the process of commerce is interrupted. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"... furniture, &c. being in Scotland : though a man of economy, having great regard for the honor and dignity of his family ; living penuriously in England, ..."

5. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1916)
"... he then incurred a few modest liabilities, and then lived penuriously till next term, when he would immediately pay his debts, and start new ones to ..."

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