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Vocabulary List 8 - Poverty Related Words

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Desperation
The act of being reckless or dangerous because of despair or urgency
Economy
the management of money in a community or country
Extravagance
Unnecessary or excessive spending of money
Famine
The lack of food or water to supply nutrition
Hardship
A condition that is hard to endure,
severe suffering
Illiterate
The inability to read and write
Inequality
The state of being unfair or bias
Oppression
The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner
Statistic
A collection of data and numbers.
Transgression
The act of violating a law, an offense