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Old 2010-06-25, 09:16 AM   #60
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Originally Posted by Red Dave Prime View Post
Ouch! Poor Snavej!
Main Entry: poor
Pronunciation: \ˈpu̇r, ˈpȯr\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English poure, from Anglo-French povre, pore, from Latin pauper; akin to Latin paucus little and to Latin parere to give birth to, produce — more at few, pare
Date: 13th century
1 a : lacking material possessions b : of, relating to, or characterized by poverty
2 a : less than adequate : meager b : small in worth
3 : exciting pity <you poor thing>
4 a : inferior in quality or value b : humble, unpretentious c : mean, petty
5 : lean, emaciated
6 : barren, unproductive —used of land
7 : indifferent, unfavorable
8 : lacking a normal or adequate supply of something specified —often used in combination <oil-poor countries>

75% accurate.

 
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