Thesaurus / miserly
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Old Ebenezer Balfour turns out to be miserly and widely hated, residing in a dilapidated, only half-built house.
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.
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They also took advantage of the necessity of others, in miserly traffic in Beaver skins with the Savages.
A little breath of red crept into the withered cheeks of the miserly old man.
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If a man be poor who wishes to have everything, then an ambitious and a miserly man languish in extreme poverty.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
A very religious and very miserly man who hoarded for his son.
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The unhappy fact was that this sudden acquisition of wealth had developed a really miserly disposition in the elder brother.
He bought all these notes his means permitted, and stored them away about his person with miserly care.
WORDS RELATED TO MISERLY
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