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miserly
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Great Expectations
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  • Also, when we played at cards Miss Havisham would look on, with a miserly relish of Estella’s moods, whatever they were.

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  • he left a miserly tip
  • A misericord, a "mercy-killer," the kind of blade that was meant to pierce through the gaps in armor and deliver a killing stroke.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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