That exuberant crop quickly impoverishes any fertile soil.
(intransitive) Become poor.
Origin of impoverish
Middle English empoverishenfrom Old French empovrirempovriss-en-causative pref.en–1povrepoor (from Latin pauperpauper)
Their worldly circumstances were easy, though they were always ready to impoverish themselves for the sake of others.
They are also gross feeders and impoverish the soil.
Two parts must not move in consecutive octaves or fifths, because by so doing they unaccountably reinforce each other by an amount by which they impoverish the rest of the harmony.
Many regions suffer permanently from deficient rainfall; in others, owing to the absence of irrigation works, the water supply is lost, while the burning of the grass at the end of summer, a practice adopted by many farmers, tends to impoverish the soil and render it arid.
Teens from affluent or impoverish homes both can and do abuse drugs.