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English verb: impoverish

1. impoverish (possession) make poor

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)deprive

Narrower (hyponym)bankrupt, beggar, break, pauperise, pauperize, reduce, ruin, smash


2. impoverish (change) take away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody of something

Broader (hypernym)decline, worsen

Narrower (hyponym)disestablish


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