Thesaurus / penurious
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His business was extensive—his habits mean, penurious; his credit was unlimited, as his character was unimpeachable.

Ten pounds were worth so much to that muddled, penurious household standing behind her on the verge of utmost poverty!

The Second FiddlePhyllis Bottome

It was a singular fact, that this gentleman, though rich, was notorious for a penurious disposition.

George WhitefieldJoseph Belcher

There could at least be no half-hearted measure now; no petty pleas of economy; no penurious doling out of men and money.

The sums they accumulated by their penurious way of living, were immense.

There is nothing so tempting to the over-thrifty and penurious or miserly person as the offer of large interest.

He vowed he wouldn't any longer submit to the penurious ways of the squire.

Bound to RiseHoratio Alger

In Christiania he spent some hard and penurious years, trying to make a livelihood as a journalist and man of letters.

Essays on Scandinavian LiteratureHjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

Second, be generous and do not show a stingy and penurious disposition when in the company of ladies.

Bett's penurious loneliness read her a salutary lesson; her own life, saddened as it was, grew rich by comparison. '

Heriot's ChoiceRosa Nouchette Carey

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