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economize
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
avoid waste
  • I could set about economizing in our way of living.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (73% in)
  • The measure would cause him some added expense and some diminution of income beyond what he had already undergone from the general depression of trade; and the Hospital presented itself as a principal object of outlay on which he could fairly economize.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (55% in)

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