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stingy

South Wales dialect a stinging nettle
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His smiles are measured and stingily allocated, his words are thought through.
63) We can take it as proved because it actually is proved or, more stingily, because, even if it is proved, its essential link with general knowledge cannot be proved, as we shall see.
25) Ximen Qing asking his friends to contribute to the "share" for the forming of sworn brotherhood in Chapter 1 reads utterly ironic when we take into account the fact that his sworn brothers contribute stingily once again to the "share" for his funeral gifts in Chapter 80 (xiuxiang, 80:1161).
The deal happened) under pressure from the narrow-minded, egotistical, short-sighted economic policies of Merkel, who stingily watches over her money," he said.
On the pitching side of the coin, 11 different hurlers appeared in the game, and as a group registered 41 strikeouts, while stingily walking only 12 batters and recording nary a single wild pitch (Sands did have one passed ball).
Nevertheless, it is a well-written thriller that keeps the reader guessing, with the author doling out clues and facts stingily.
They seldom submit to the authority of their stingily paid teachers.
Moreno, put wins on the field, and do so not stingily, but wisely, whether that involves big contracts or not.
Strange, because they are so frankly and hysterically insane--like all dreams: a God who could make good children as easily as bad, yet preferred to make bad ones; who could have made every one of them happy, yet never made a single happy one; who made them prize their bitter life, yet stingily cut it short.
Historians of the Ulbricht era have shown that both consumer production and social policy spending rose, if stingily and temporarily, at several points during his reign, only to veer back toward parsimonious hyper- productionism in 1969, prompting Honecker's bid for power.
THE legendary Byron Stingily, singer of You Make Me Feel and C'Mon get Up Everybody, helps Soul heaven celebrate its second birthday tonight over at Kingdom.
An early 90s-sounding piano sample rattles along with a vocal reminiscent of Byron Stingily.