Definition of 'eke'
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Families eke out an existence in tiny shelters made from rubbish or threadbare canvas sheets. The Sun (2012)We tend to think of older people struggling to eke out their modest incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most of his subjects eke out an existence on less than 50p a day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a system designed to eke out 1-0 wins. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why do some very old people eke out their days long, long beyond their wishing? Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the largest slum, one million people eke out an existence in an area of less than a square mile. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. eke is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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