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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
::: annuity - yearly allowance
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging