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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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To make up for this defect—if sparingness in words be really a defect—I have written the following pages.
Books are cold, jejune, vexatious in their sparingness of information at one time and their impertinent loquacity at another.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Habits of modesty and of sparingness might perhaps deprive the world of as much wealth as they would save.
LAURUS NOBILISVERNON LEE
It is not your sin—it is your self-satisfaction that crieth unto heaven; your very sparingness in sin crieth unto heaven!
THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRAFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

WORDS RELATED TO SPARINGNESS

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION