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needy

adjective Referring to a person whose mental-health demands of others are excessive; clingy.
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Patrick has said that needier students will still qualify for aid and be able to attend college but that the help should come from the state's coffers and not from other students who might also pay interest on that aid for years if they take out loans.
REVERED I think Katie is much needier than she makes out.
Winifred Needier Near Eastern and Egyptian Curator 1935-1970
There is real diversity in this city and by working together we can ensure that needier areas are helped by those who have more.
The enrollees in one program could be sicker, healthier, richer, needier, more motivated, less motivated or different in other ways from the enrollees in the competing programs, the analysts said.
Some members of that community are needier than other, and all are welcome," Mr.
These colleges did not achieve better student outcomes because they enrolled students who were easier to reach or better prepared than others--some finalist schools, in fact, serve students far needier and regions far poorer than the national average.
Secondly, the amount saved from the Indian aid budget will probably go to poorer and, arguably, needier countries, which no one the Left can possibly quibble with.
Maybe that's a price registered social landlords, as are L&Q, are content to pay to house some of the needier sections of our society, but if correct then the world of public spending is even madder than I thought.
The company also actively supports community initiatives such as 'Take My Junk', a non-profit group that collects unwanted items from homes and offices and redistributes to needier communities.
Clown prince of arrested development, maestro of coercive sentimentality: Is there a needier, more agonizingly ambitious figure in American popular culture than Jerry Lewis?