by Nicholas Peterson
(adj) Stingy; Wanting to hold onto one's money; Relating to great poverty.
Synonyms: poor or poverty-stricken
Antonyms: wealthy or rich
#1.) When Bob lost his job he was in a penurious situation.
#2.) The government was trying to help fund the penurious families living under the bridge.
Fed 'like animals in pen': Refugees thrown food in Roszke camp, Hungary