frugal


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careful in the use of material resources

Synonyms for frugal

avoiding waste

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During the short and frugal repast that followed, the conversation was extremely circumspect, and related entirely to the events of the hunt, in which Magua had so lately been engaged.
I drew a picture of our frugal home, made independent by my labour - sketching in the little house I had seen at Highgate, and my aunt in her room upstairs.
You should have left it to me, then, madame, who know what they are; but you wished to be frugal, and consequently to lend at usury.
Then followed the frugal breakfast, when her commoner toil for the milliner succeeded.
The family sat down to table, and a frugal meal of cold viands was deposited before them.
The dinner was frugal, a plate of soup, a dish of meat, fruit, cheese, and half a bottle of wine; but Philip paid no attention to what he ate.
Here the men prepared and ate their frugal meal, and refilled their canteens.
The Philippines is quite frugal about it, and I'm sure the ADB is also being frugal,' Finance Secretary Carlos G.
Frugal comes from the Latin word frugalis from the word frugi which means fruit, a resource of value, to be used properly; hence, frugal means to use economically, not wastefully.
Come on political commentators and the powers that be, pick up the challenge and instill fairness in our systems not rob the frugal to reward the less frugal (being polite).
Although she was frugal with herself, she had a generous nature when it came to others.
Frugal Innovation, quoting Benjamin Franklin: "The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market.
Also highly recommended are the previous books in the series, "The Frugal Editor" (9781505712117, $17.
In the past, his three-store chain of Frugal MacDoogal stores has been known to entertain customers by bringing a live elephant to the store parking lot, hiring musicians to play piano music in stores, and even having mimes perform for customers waiting in checkout lanes.