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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: assail - assault
::: pedigree - ancestry; lineage
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
::: ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease