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United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899) Alger , Horatio Alger
largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding Calcutta , Kolkata
United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987) Caldwell , Erskine Caldwell , Erskine Preston Caldwell
state of extreme poverty deprivation , neediness , privation , want
state of extreme poverty or destitution indigence , need , pauperism , pauperization , penury
country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism Jamaica
asceticism as a form of religious life; usually conducted in a community under a common rule and characterized by celibacy and poverty and obedience monasticism
plead poverty poor-mouth
level of personal income defining the state of poverty poverty level , poverty line
member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience religious
poverty area slum
district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions slum , slum area
streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction street
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