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HOT SAT: Lesson 9, penny-pinching tighwad?, words relating to cheapness or care with spending money

austere

(adj) having great economy; showing self-control when it comes to foregoing luxuries and frills; stern in manner or appearance

avaricious

(adj) greedy

frugal

(adj) careful with money; thrifty; not prodigal or wasteful (pos)

mercenary

(adj) greedy for self-gain; thinking only of money-making

miserly

(adj) careful with how money is spent; thrifty (neg)

parsimonious

(adj) overly thrifty or miserly (stingy) (neg)

penurious

(adj) stingy; relating to great poverty, destitution

thrifty

(adj) showing care with how money and resources are spent or used

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