Penurious and Rich


Penurious adjective - Lacking money or material possessions.
Usage example: the most penurious members of the community are forced to depend on the services of the food bank

Rich is an antonym for penurious.

Nearby Word: penury


Rich adjective - Having goods, property, or money in abundance.
Usage example: you would have to be quite rich to be able to afford a home in that neighborhood

Penurious is an antonym for rich.

Nearby Words: richness, riches, richly, Richie
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