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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparsimoniouspar‧si‧mo‧ni‧ous /ˌpɑːsəˈməʊniəs◂ $ ˌpɑːrsəˈmoʊ-/ adjective formal  extremely unwilling to spend moneyparsimoniously adverbparsimony /ˈpɑːsəməni $ ˈpɑːrsəmoʊni/ noun [uncountable]
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parsimoniousThe specificity also assists in the construction of parsimonious, but relevant, information systems for control purposes.The parsimonious contents of this envelope were very different from the first.Since then Dilfer's efforts have been just enough, his work underwritten by the most parsimonious defence in the land.With a little work they could come up with a more parsimonious design.For a side that prides itself on its parsimonious nature, the case for the defence was frankly indefensible.Corinne was more parsimonious with her praise.Insurance companies and banks learned that long ago, and are equally parsimonious with their adjusters and loan officers.
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