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be mean

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Synonyms for stint

to be severely sparing in order to economize

a piece of work that has been assigned

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

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an unbroken period of time during which you do something

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smallest American sandpiper

an individual's prescribed share of work

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subsist on a meager allowance

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supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

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The two realized they still love each other and cannot leave each other during the 30-days stint.
Moores' previous stint was described by Wisden as 'a poor one for an England team hoping to show tangible signs of real progress towards becoming a consistently competitive side', in which the players 'filled their followers with despair over their fallible batting, unclever bowling and lack of game toughness'
After a troubled qualifying session, Matt started the race from 51st position on the grid but he made incredible progress, moving right up into the top 20 overall during his opening stints.
He was recently given a stint by his mother- in-law, Pat McIntosh, who is a Newbiggin freeholder and trustee and owns several stints.
We lost a lot of laps and at the end of my stint, the driver in front of me in the fueling area drove off and took the fuel rig with him, so we sent our next driver out with an almost empty tank while the organisers fixed the fuelling station.
Seedorf, who also had stints at Real Madrid, Ajax and Inter Milan, has a Brazilian wife and often spent holidays in Rio de Janeiro.
United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will be pleased Wayne Rooney has been passed fit after a stint off ill.
Considered as an official known for his no-nonsense approach, Mathai was very much dedicated to the interests of the community members during his Doha stint, recalled legal activist Nizar Kochery.
And asked whether her stint on the programme had made her more liberal or tolerant, she said emphatically: "No.
Lohan, 24, has twice been released early because of overcrowding, with her longest jail stay a 14-day stint on a 90-day sentence earlier this summer.
Summary: Vaishali Kasture's CV bristles with big names and key postings -Citibank, then stints with HP (formerly EDS) business MphasiS and in Japan and Hong Kong.
IT appears as if Pakistan batting sensation Mohammad Yousuf signed up for a stint with English county side Lancashire at just the right time.
A long-term veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Aronson returns to Jones Lang LaSalle after a recent stint with Trammell Crow Company.
After a stint in the Peace Corps and more than forty years in Latin America and Africa, I would recommend the use of foreign aid to establish and strengthen universities throughout the developing world.
He quit while rehabilitating a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, ending a seven-season career spent primarily as a starter with the Chicago White Sox before a stint with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2003.