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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: febrile - feverish
::: rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion