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miserly
used in My Antonia

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Definition
of a person:  excessively disinclined to part with money

of an amount:  less than is appropriate
  • Tiny audits Lena's accounts occasionally, and invests her money for her; and Lena, apparently, takes care that Tiny doesn't grow too miserly.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (3% in)

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