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niggardly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishniggardlynig‧gard‧ly /ˈnɪɡədli $ -ər-/ adjective old-fashioned  1 CHEAPa niggardly gift, amount, salary etc is much too small and is given unwillingly niggardly wages a niggardly 2% increase2 GENEROUS#unwilling to spend money or be generous syn stingy a niggardly person
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niggardlyBanks have been niggardly in approving loans.
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