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miserly
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
of a person:  excessively disinclined to part with money

of an amount:  less than is appropriate
  • Also, when we played at cards Miss Havisham would look on, with a miserly relish of Estella's moods, whatever they were.
    Chapter 12 (38% in)

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