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  • verb transitive to supplement
  • verb transitive To obtain with difficulty or effort.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb supplement what is thought to be deficient
  • verb live from day to day, as with some hardship
  • verb make by laborious and precarious means
  • verb obtain with difficulty


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