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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: arsenal - storage place for military equipment
::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
::: tribunal - court of justice
::: practicable - feasible