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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


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::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
::: aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: repository - storehouse
::: clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action