Word of the Day: Eke

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Word of the Day: Eke
« on: August 17, 2021, 01:54:02 PM »
Make an amount or supply of something last longer by using or consuming it frugally.

Manage to support oneself or make a living with difficulty.

Part of speech: verb

Origin: Old English, time period unknown

Examples of Eke in a sentence
 
"The farm only eked out a bushel of produce after the major freeze."
 
"The committee managed to eke out a barebones draft by the deadline."