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HOT SAT Lesson 9

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