Wealth. –N. riches, fortune, handsome fortune, opulence, affluence, good circumstances, easy circumstances, independence, competence (sufficiency), solvency, soundness, solidity, provision, livelihood, maintenance, alimony, dowry, means, resources, substance, property, command of money, income, capital, mint of money, treasure, bonanza, long purse, full purse, well lined purse, heavy purse, lucre, loaves and fishes, capitalist, millionaire, Midas.
Poverty. –N. indigence, penury, pauperism, destitution, want, need, lack, necessity, privation, distress, difficulties, bad circumstances, reduced circumstances, slender means, straits, hand to mouth existence, inpecuniosity, beggary, mendicancy, insolvency, empty purse, empty pocket, poor man, pauper, mendicant, beggar, starveling, wolf at the door.
*That is, relations which concern property.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.