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BEGGAR. One who obtains his livelihood by asking alms. The laws of several of the states punish begging as an offence.

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A chance meeting with a charming widower leads to a new romance, but his son, in a scene whose false notes beggar description, accuses her of being a golddigger.
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The events at The Oval late on Friday beggar description.