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synonyms for stingily

  • cannily
  • greedily
  • illiberally
  • meanly
  • miserly
  • parsimoniously
  • ungenerously
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How to use stingily in a sentence

With her he still lived stingily, kept her half-starved, and put the money into the bank in his own name.
THE HOUSE WITH THE MEZZANINE AND OTHER STORIESANTON TCHEKOFF
I cannot believe that this beautiful poet soul was so stingily endowed by Nature, and had but one spring-time.
THE PROSE WRITINGS OF HEINRICH HEINEHEINRICH HEINE
Its thatch is hollow; the peat-smoke curls stingily from its stunted chimney.
J.S. LE FANU'S GHOSTLY TALES, VOLUME 5J.S. LE FANU
Then, what charges they make for the abominable lunches they serve out so stingily!
REDBURN. HIS FIRST VOYAGEHERMAN MELVILLE
The priest had opened the door rather stingily and appeared half-heartedly to dismiss him.
ITALIAN HOURSHENRY JAMES
It was a large, thinly-populated parish, with which Nature had dealt very stingily.
FROM A SWEDISH HOMESTEADSELMA LAGERLF
In this situation of seeming failure I began to think that farming of all occupations rewarded its devotees most stingily.
SOME PIONEERS AND PILGRIMS ON THE PRAIRIES OF DAKOTAJOHN B. REESE
"The king lived there alone and stingily," says the historian Michelet.
PARIS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT DAY; VOLUME 1WILLIAM WALTON
His very sleep was stingily meted out to him: "Too much sleep stupefies a fellow!"
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOLUME IV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO STINGILY

  • cannily
  • greedily
  • illiberally
  • meanly
  • miserly
  • parsimoniously
  • stingily
  • ungenerously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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