Example sentences for: penury

How can you use “penury” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When I suggested that such empathy was unlikely given that, at the end of the day, she climbs into an air-conditioned BMW and drives back to her Malibu mansion while her clients return to stinking penury, I was told that she could empathize because her grandparents' cousins died in Auschwitz.

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