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miserly
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Anna Karenina
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  • 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.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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