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Synonyms for stint

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 78-year-old Ashington native racked up 106 England caps between 1958 and 1970, before short managerial stints with Preston and Wigan.
Shooter Heena Sidhu wanted husband Ronak Pandit to accompany her for a training stint abroad as her personal coach -- the proposal was shot down by the sports ministry.
I had another stint around eight hours in and the lap times were still competitive, but were just too far back to make an impact, and then the car stopped when I handed it over to Humaid.
He was recently given a stint by his mother- in-law, Pat McIntosh, who is a Newbiggin freeholder and trustee and owns several stints.
All drivers in the team did a stint each, with only Alice, Damiano and Fabienne continued the next stints till about 10 pm.
Seedorf, who also had stints at Real Madrid, Ajax and Inter Milan, has a Brazilian wife and often spent holidays in Rio de Janeiro.
5 seconds per lap, the way in which they used the tyres was different - with some drivers favouring two stints on the soft tyre and others preferring two stints on the medium.
Hissette had driven more stints than his teammates when team manager Mike Wilkes assigned him to the last stint.
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.
Her own book is divided along the same lines, and each chapter focuses on one of four copying stints before an analysis and conclusions are offered in a sixth and final chapter.
The next four chapters detail the four stints of copying that the manuscript underwent while in the possession of Charles d'Orleans, and each stint of copying is assigned an approximate date so as to avoid the pitfalls of absolute certainty.
Giles, whose 50 years in journalism included stints at The Wall Street Journal, The Detroit News and The Washington Times, died Tueday, of heart failure.
India's Zaheer Khan believes his stints in English county cricket with Worcestershire in 2006 helped revive his international career.
A commercial production of 'West Side Story," which has played two stints in Germany and toured Asia, is gearing up to play four weeks at Paris' Theatre du Chatelet beginning Nov.
In her new autobiography To Dance on Sands (Stephens Press, 2006), Becket explains why she left New York--after stints at Radio City Music Hall and on Broadway--to forge a solo career.