niggardly


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petty or reluctant in giving or spending

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MalacaAaAaAeA~ang reportedly devised the DAP to accelerate government spendi when critics said that the slow pace of the economy could be traced to its careful and niggardly spending of the national budget.
Current shortest odds are on a blonde female, eventually named Alice, born on April 25, with triplets at a niggardly 50/1.
And let not those deem, who are niggardly in giving away that which Allah has granted them out of His grace, that it is good for them; nay, it is worse for them; they shall have that whereof they were niggardly made to cleave to their necks on the resurrection day; and Allah's is the heritage of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is aware of what you do.
There are consequences which flow from such advocacy, particularly when it is so-called leaders addressing "followers," when words are as powerful as swords and Molotov cocktails, even if there is the usual niggardly mantra; "Oh but we condemn violence.
On a bitterly cold day with the wind whipping across from the Dee, Caldy slugged out a win in a frequently bad tempered and niggardly match which was a perfect advert for summer rugby.
Another contender, Andrew Little, attacked the employment law in Parliament and said New Zealand never had a "more niggardly, nasty National government than the one now.
The truth is that most of those leaving out these bags - or the more socially-concicious folk who take their rubbish to the tip and endure long traffic queues - are simply too niggardly to fork out a paltry PS35 a year to have their garden waste collected.
Walsall's niggardly back line was opened up only once all afternoon and then, during Shrewsbury's only flurry of pressure midway through the second half, they got lucky.
The great pity is that the power of the book is lessened by the niggardly presentation with its small font and tiny pictures.
At the same time, he was not niggardly in accepting what he called the terrifically complementary role of tablets.
Jointures were largely calculated on the basis of the portion a woman brought to a marriage, and while this ensured that the sum that was available to a widow varied in practice from a niggardly 6 per cent in three of her sampled cases to a generous 43 per cent in one instance (table 2.
The Scots will have duly noted that and will keep things niggly, nasty and downright niggardly, which is what they're good at.
But not so selfish, niggardly Southampton, who claim they believe in "fair competition", and that Liverpool should therefore repay every penny they have received.
THEY will see that the biggest purse available at Brighton is a niggardly pounds 5,000 and they might conclude that British racing is not in the healthy state indicated by the festivities at Ascot.
Try saying the same thing to your young ones today and you'll find it easier to give in to their demands than hear their diatribe on the unfairness of life, niggardly parents and those lucky friends of theirs who have everything they ask for.