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frugal
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Moby Dick
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  • When not more profitably employed, the sperm whale hunters sometimes capture the Hyena whale, to keep up the supply of cheap oil for domestic employment—as some frugal housekeepers, in the absence of company, and quite alone by themselves, burn unsavory tallow instead of odorous wax.

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  • A good salary and frugal spending habits led to a large bank account.
  • She was raised with frugal habits and always orders tap water to drink at a restaurant.

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