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  Words related to eke out

Related / Similar Words: squeeze out, fill out

 

Definition:
  • obtain with difficulty; "He eked out some information from the archives";
  • make by laborious and precarious means; "He eked out a living as a painter";
  • supplement what is thought to be deficient; "He eked out his meager pay by giving private lessons"; "Braque eked out his collages with charcoal";
  • live from day to day, as with some hardship; "He eked out his years in great poverty";

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