eking (out)

present participle of eke (out)
as in scraping (up or together)
to get with great difficulty eked out a living from the family's small farm

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“Eking (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eking%20%28out%29. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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