Thesaurus / miserly

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A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’s beloved novella about a miserly old man and the three ghosts who visit to teach him about the spirit of Christmas, is one of my favorite stories ever written.

A Christmas Carol, explained by a 5-year-oldEmily VanDerWerffDecember 24, 2020Vox

With the passage of Prop 22, the companies have now legislated into existence another miserly version of a portable safety net, along with a face-saving attempt at a minimum wage.

So being hypocritical and miserly are what Falwell is being roasted for.

Who Among Us Has Not Seduced the Pool Boy?Eugene RobinsonAugust 30, 2020Ozy

Ask her to bear corn or pasture flocks and she will be miserly and grudging.

Robert ElsmereMrs. Humphry Ward

He was not miserly, but his besetting evil was the love of accumulating money—the lever that had made him thoroughly unscrupulous.

In Friendship's GuiseWm. Murray Graydon

The "miserly agriculturist," is the accurate and forcible expression of Virgil.

The BirdJules Michelet

The miserly habit of her husband seemed to have suddenly fallen on her like a mantle.

Mercy Philbrick's ChoiceHelen Hunt Jackson

The miserly miller considered Ruth Fielding a liability; she proved herself in time to be an asset.

On the contrary, she began to get miserly as her bank account grew.

He is a very rich man; he had one sister who died, and a miserly uncle, after whom he received a great fortune.

Children of the SoilHenryk Sienkiewicz

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