One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he did valuable work towards the relief of indigence’
poverty, penury, impoverishment, impecuniousness, impecuniosity, destitution, pennilessness, privation, hand-to-mouth existence, pauperism
insolvency, bankruptcy, ruin, ruination
need, neediness, want, narrow circumstances, reduced circumstances, straitened circumstances, dire straits, deprivation, disadvantage, hardship, distress, financial distress, difficulties
beggary, mendicancy, vagrancy
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