What is another word for impoverishes?

Pronunciation: [ɪmpˈɒvəɹɪʃɪz] (IPA)

Impoverishes is a strong word that is often used to describe situations where people or communities become poor and deprived. In such cases, synonyms for impoverishes can be used to express the same meaning and intensity. Such synonyms include: bankrupts, breaks, ruins, devastates, enfeebles, drains, weakens, saps, impoverishes, deprives, bleeds, diminishes, starves, depletes, and reduces. These synonyms can be useful when attempting to convey a sense of extreme loss or suffering, and when trying to emphasize the negative impact that poverty can have on people's lives. Whether in writing or conversation, using these synonyms can help to add depth and emotion to any discussion of poverty.

What are the hypernyms for Impoverishes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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