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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: exult - rejoice
::: divulge - reveal