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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Like a miser; very covetous; sordid; niggardly.

Impressive Phrases
... authoritative, independent, arbitrary, and supreme. avaricious, grasping, miserly,
and parsimonious [parsimonious = excessively frugal]. ...
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"A Fine, Generous Fellow. "
... While "Mean fellow!" "Miserly dog!" and other such epithets, were unsparingly used
in speaking of a quiet, thoughtful young man, named Merwin, who was clerk ...
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"Consider the Lilies. "
... heaven. Character, as the years pass on, is revealed on the face. The miser's
face shows the miserly condition of his heart. Jesus ...
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The Twelfth Chapter: Acquiring Patience in the Fight against ...
... Yet in their drunken blindness men do not understand this, but like brute beasts
incur death of soul for the miserly enjoyment of a corruptible life. ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the twelfth chapter acquiring patience.htm

On the Feast of the Nativity, vii.
... an inheritance. The ungodly begin to be righteous, the miserly benevolent,
the incontinent chaste, the earthly heavenly. And whence ...
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December the Fifth the Second-Best for God
... the rights of God. There are so many of us who are lavish in our home
and miserly in the sanctuary. We multiply treasures which ...
/.../december the fifth the second-best.htm

The Creation of Moving Creatures.
... You have shown yourself more unjust than the unjust, and more miserly than the miser.
Look to it lest you end like the fish, by hook, by weel, or by net. ...
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(On the Lord's Resurrection, ii. )
... For, though the Lord's Passover can be kept by no immodest, self-indulgent, proud,
or miserly person, yet none are held so far aloof from this festival as ...
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The First Book
... Did they take it ill that they were not piling up talents of gold in the pursuit
of miserly wealth, when they were passing laws to restrict the circulation ...
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Another Royal Procession
... to give to the Lord's cause. God has been insulted by miserly gifts and
penurious contributions. What they would have been ashamed ...
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Miserly (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Like a miser; very covetous; sordid; niggardly.
Multi-Version Concordance Miserly (1 Occurrence). ...
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Churl (6 Occurrences)
... The word probably means "crafty" or "miserly," both ideas being suitable to the
context, though "miserly" accords with the setting in Isaiah somewhat better. ...
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Misery (38 Occurrences)

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Grasping (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Seizing; embracing; catching. 2. (a.) Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous;
close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Miseries (4 Occurrences)

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Miserable (11 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Worthless; mean; despicable; as, a miserable fellow; a miserable dinner.
4. (a.) Avaricious; niggardly; miserly. 5. (n.) A miserable person. ...
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Breed (6 Occurrences)
... rise." In this verse, the manna is said to have arisen, ie "become alive" (with
worms), to indicate that God's gifts are spoiled by selfish and miserly hoarding ...
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Stingy (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Extremely close and covetous; cheap; unwilling to
spend money; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Bible Concordance
Miserly (1 Occurrence)

Proverbs 28:22 He who is ever desiring wealth goes running after money, and does not see that need will come on him.
(See RSV)



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