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How to use frugal in a sentence

The former software engineer had retired six years before at the tender age of 30, thanks to the savings he’d accrued through the extremely frugal lifestyle he and his wife at the time had adhered to, as well as some smart investing.
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She and her husband, both of whom are extremely frugal, make our home their annual, and only, vacation.
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The Patriots of old — teams that had the benefit of the best quarterback in NFL history on the roster — were typically frugal spenders in free agency.
THE PATRIOTS HAVE OPENED THEIR FREE AGENT CHECKBOOKS. BUT WILL IT HELP THEM WIN?JOSH HERMSMEYERMARCH 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Be as frugal as you can, call on favors, fundraise, apply for funding.
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He was of frugal and temperate habits, a wiry man at the height of his physical powers, with lean flanks and a deep chest.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
"He'll do until the doctor comes to-morrow," said Seth, as he presently found Barrington at the frugal meal.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
They are, however, happy on account of their simple manners and frugal way of life.
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Truphemy not knowing him, he was pointed out partaking of a frugal breakfast with the family.
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Both were frugal men, and they now decided to invest all their funds in the scheme, which promised to make or break them.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
John Gilpin kissed his loving wife; o'erjoyed was he to find That, though on pleasure she was bent, she had a frugal mind.
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WORDS RELATED TO FRUGAL

  • canny
  • careful
  • chary
  • cheap
  • chintzy
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • conserving
  • frugal
  • mean
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • preserving
  • provident
  • prudent
  • saving
  • scrimpy
  • sparing
  • steal
  • stingy
  • tight
  • unwasteful
  • chintzy
  • closefisted
  • economical
  • frugal
  • greedy
  • mean
  • mingy
  • miserly
  • money-conscious
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • pennywise
  • penurious
  • pinchpenny
  • saving
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • tightwad
  • ungenerous
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