- The peasants asked him for some meadowland, I think it was, at a cheaper rate, and he refused, and I accused him of being miserly.
- Of course it was not really because of that, but everything together, he began this hospital to prove, do you see, that he was not miserly about money.
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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.
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Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire