Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day

May 24, 2008


\PEN-yuh-ree\  noun


    *1 : a cramping and oppressive lack of resources (as money); especially : severe poverty
     2 : extreme frugality

Example Sentence

     As a young man Uncle Leonard endured great penury, and though he later became a successful business owner, he never forgot the hardships of his youth.


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