niggardly


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Synonyms for niggardly

petty or reluctant in giving or spending

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And as for him who is niggardly and considers himself free from need (of Allah) and rejects the best, We will facilitate for him the difficult end.
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.
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.
15) A brief and niggardly political career gave his name to a kind of portrait
If, instead, we have settled for pitiable wages, isn't the army command also to blame for this niggardly state of affairs?
Once again we realise what a pity it is that the present day is for all kinds of reasons so niggardly about new projects.
Also, Kumar's pompous claim before the media that the people of Bihar did not need help from any source to take care of their needs is simply not true and, in any case, at odds with his longstanding complaint about the Union government having been niggardly in allocation of funds for the rehabilitation of the flood victims.
One could wish, however, that the book's publisher had not been niggardly in their inclusion of a selected bibliography instead of a more comprehensive one--a valuable and easily accessible reference tool in what is still quite a new field of study.