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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


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::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
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::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: query - inquiry; question; V.