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unwilling to spend

deficient in amount or quality or extent

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Is it me or are the rewards for winning getting stingier 'cos the producers think kids are much easier to impress?
It is possible, as Wheeler points out, that Congress would be stingier in providing resources for a freestanding immigration adjudication system than the Department of Justice currently is in allocating resources to EOIR.
But Selanne's goals have come during a stingier defensive era.
The Bluebook finds a Grumman Cougar, which offers performance similar to the Seminole's with stingier 160-HP Lycomings, will run around $83,000 for a 1978 model and only $1000 more for the final 1979 model, $4000 more than a 1979 Seminole.
We've made a few quid on Albion this season and you can see the bookies are starting to get stingier with their odds.
They have now become stingier when most end-users are looking for mortgages as supplies are abundant.
The Whole Foods chairman and chief executive officer, who cofounded the chain nearly 30 years ago, has put the company on a more solid financial footing to weather a recession marked by stingier shoppers and has settled a battle with the Federal Trade Commission over its acquisition of Wild Oats Markets Inc.
The stingier the facts, the more elaborate the scenario.
No wonder the recent announcement of a stingier royalty structure was shrugged off by the oil industry.
As defenses grow stingier, quick passing and combination play are necessary and must be taught to players at all levels.
Apparently, just thinking analytically makes us stingier.
Whether this can be explained by simply positing that a new, more dedicated annalist succeeded one much stingier with his words is difficult to determine.
30, 2005, and found the government is getting slower and stingier about releasing information.
The National Law Journal reported in its annual review released February 20 that total awards among the top 100 verdicts in 2005 decreased for the third straight year, indicating that "juries are becoming ever stingier toward plaintiffs, at least with regard to the punitive damages they dole out.
Over the past 10 years "successive [Finnish] governments have grown stingier than they used to be," with pensions rising only three percent in real terms since 1993, 10 times more slowly than wages.