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It was all about women being thrifty and going back to traditional crafts and cultivating these qualities and dispositions that they needed to survive in this tougher, financially strained period.
IS CONFIDENCE A CULT? THESE SOCIOLOGISTS THINK SO.REBECCA JENNINGSJANUARY 18, 2022VOX
Making use of those leftovers is not only thrifty and green, it can also be fun.
HOW TO TRANSFORM LEFTOVER BREAD, CAKE AND COOKIES INTO EXCITING NEW TREATSBECKY KRYSTALDECEMBER 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In line with Progressive Era measures to temper “threats” of immigration after World War I, Ford used home visits to keep tabs on whether addresses were current, and whether immigrants spoke English and were clean and thrifty.
EMPLOYERS’ NEW TOOLS TO SURVEIL AND MONITOR WORKERS ARE HISTORICALLY ROOTEDSAIMA AKHTARMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Indeed, as costs come down for equipment and remote work democratizes access to a country that’s still teeming with engineering talent, thrifty startups can get the capital they need from government sources and corporate innovation grants.
BADVR IS USING GOVERNMENT GRANTS TO BUILD A BUSINESS THAT’S INDEPENDENT OF VENTURE CAPITALJONATHAN SHIEBERDECEMBER 31, 2020TECHCRUNCH
For India’s thrifty independent musicians, though, it was a blessing in disguise.
HOW INDIA’S INDIE MUSICIANS CAME OUT OF BOLLYWOOD’S SHADOW DURING THE PANDEMICMANAVI KAPURDECEMBER 4, 2020QUARTZ
There are some other trees planted, and many small, thrifty forests, such as I had hardly seen before on the Continent.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Little Rye was sown, but that little is very good; Barley is suffering from the stormy weather, but is quite thrifty.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
An offer which Jane received from a very honest, industrious, and thrifty jeweler, aroused anew a mother's maternal solicitude.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
We were everywhere favorably impressed with the Welsh people as being thrifty and intelligent.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
One was a hollow tree literally filled with walnuts, gathered presumably by a thrifty squirrel the previous fall.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
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WORDS RELATED TO THRIFTY

  • abstemious
  • canny
  • careful
  • chary
  • conserving
  • discreet
  • meager
  • meticulous
  • mingy
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • preserving
  • provident
  • prudent
  • saving
  • scrimping
  • sparing
  • spartan
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • tightwad
  • unwasteful
  • wary
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