Thesaurus / scrimp
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Specifically, you can wait and scrimp and scrape and pinch and save.
CAROLYN HAX: HER HUSBAND FIRMLY PLANTS HIS FLAG. DOES IT LOOK LIKE A RED ONE TO HER?CAROLYN HAXJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Take retailer Marks and Spencer, which traditionally never scrimps on Christmas ads.
In their communities, fewer teachers were employed and schools were scrimping on school maintenance and supplies.
FAILURE TO SHORE UP STATE BUDGETS MAY HIT WOMEN’S WALLETS ESPECIALLY HARDLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Also, some ominous comments on what armies spend and what Governments scrimp:—that is ammunition.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Chrissy gazed wistfully into the glass as she fastened her yellow scrimp old white frock, and sighed.
GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
Mrs. Scrimp was a widow living in rather genteel style in a house and upon means left her by her late husband.
Mrs. Scrimp was a woman of theories also, and her pet one accorded well with the aforementioned characteristic.
She heard Mrs. Scrimp's voice in the kitchen scolding Ann for letting the bread burn in the oven.
"Where you would, perhaps, fare a great deal worse," returned Mrs. Scrimp wrathfully.
"Why you have made good use of your time," Mrs. Scrimp said, now entirely mollified.
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