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- s poor enough to need help from others
- That necessitous attitude had mothered invention.
- He raised $300,000 for destitute Belgians, $5,000 for a memorial to Antarctic Explorer Scott, $15,000 "to provide pensions for necessitous grandnieces" of Charles Dickens.
- All the tired phrases of tribute and condolence, worn nearly meaningless by necessitous convention, were heard in Washington.