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Sample sentences for the GRE study word subsistence

subsistence can be used as a noun

1.His daily subsistence would be proportioned to his daily necessities. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
2.The mendicant orders derive their whole subsistence from such oblations. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
3.A porter, for example, can find employment and subsistence in no other place. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.The country supplies the town with the means of subsistence and the materials of manufacture. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
5.This very moderate revenue affords a decent subsistence to nine hundred and forty-four ministers. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.Her father grew worse her time was more entirely occupied in attending him her means of subsistence decreased and in the tenth month her father died in her arms, leaving her an orphan and a beggar. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.The mendicant orders are like those teachers whose subsistence depends altogether upon their industry. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.The subsistence of both is derived from his bounty, and its continuance depends upon his good pleasure. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.The other exports the accommodation and subsistence of a great number, and imports that of a very few only. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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