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word: Destitute (adjective): extremely poor (Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary)

“Hals, an old man of over eighty, was destitute. Most of his life he had been in debt.” – Page 13, Ways of Seeing- John Berger

Hals was selling his portraits because he was in debt and poor.

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