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brassic

adjective

someone who is brassic does not have any money

the poor

adjective

having little money and few possessions

impoverished

adjective

an impoverished person or place is very poor

penniless

adjective

someone who is penniless has no money

deprived

adjective

not having the things that are essential for a comfortable life

struggling

adjective

experiencing difficulty, especially financial difficulty

the needy

adjective

a needy person does not have enough money, food, clothing etc.

poverty-stricken

adjective

extremely poor

destitute

adjective

with no money or possessions

badly off

adjective

someone who is badly off does not have much money

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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animated

lively or active

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brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

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