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As Steven Vogel, the late biomechanics researcher at Duke University, once wrote, such robots are more in line with the natural world, where stiff materials are doled out “with a stingy hand.”
In fact, the Dolphins defense has been stingier on points allowed this year than every other team but the Pittsburgh Steelers.
If the people who receive empathy and compassion are left better off, and if the people who dispense it are also left better off, I can’t see any reason to be stingy with it.
At a conference last week, Jack Ma, Alibaba’s founder and Asia’s richest man, spoke out against the incumbent banking system, comparing its institutions to stingy pawnshops.
For her part, Pelosi criticized the GOP’s proposals as too stingy, contending that the administration is focused on protecting tax breaks for the wealthy instead of help for families and children in need.
Superlatives and all words denoting comparison should be used with stinginess.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
What Chopin says here and elsewhere about Duport's stinginess tallies with the contemporary newspaper accounts.
But the diligence and liberality of the authorities were not to be outdone by the skulking stinginess of Negro-smugglers.
The Democratic administration was economical even to stinginess.
He knew the Howes family by reputation, and the reputation was that of general sharpness in trade and stinginess in money matters.
CY WHITTAKER'S PLACEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN

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