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  1. Poor-willnoun

    a bird of the Western United States (Phalaenoptilus Nutalli) allied to the whip-poor-will

  2. Etymology: [So called in imitation of its note.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poor-will in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poor-will in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of poor-will in a Sentence

  1. Fabrice:

    God once said :"You have to share: the rich will have the food and the poor will have... appetite".

  2. Roger Marshall:

    When I said ‘The poor will always be with us,’ it was actually in the context of supporting the obligation we have to always take care of people, but we cannot completely craft a larger, affordable healthcare policy around a comparatively small segment of the population who will get care no matter what.

  3. The World Bank:

    A 4-degree Celsius world is likely to be one in which communities, cities and countries would experience severe disruptions, damage, and dislocation, with many of these risks spread unequally, it is likely that the poor will suffer most and the global community could become more fractured, and unequal than today. The projected 4-degree warming simply must not be allowed to occur -- the heat must be turned down.

  4. Roger Marshall:

    Just like Jesus said, ‘The poor will always be with us,’ there is a group of people that just don’t want health care and aren’t going to take care of themselves.

  5. David Malpass:

    By 2030, nearly 9 in 10 extremely poor people will be Africans, and half of the world's poor will be living in fragile and conflict-affected settings, this calls for urgent action, by countries themselves, and by the global community.


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    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    • A. anil
    • B. wavering
    • C. encumbrance
    • D. tingle

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