Frugal and Parsimonious


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Frugal adjective – Careful in the management of money or resources.
Usage example: by being frugal, the family is able to stretch its monthly budget

Parsimonious is a synonym for frugal in amount topic. In some cases you can use "Parsimonious" instead an adjective "Frugal", when it comes to topics like economical, miserly, stingy, thrifty. popular alternative
Nearby Words: frugality, frugally
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Parsimonious adjective – Giving or sharing as little as possible.
Usage example: a parsimonious woman who insists that charity begins—and ends—at home

Frugal is a synonym for parsimonious in mean topic. You can use "Frugal" instead an adjective "Parsimonious", if it concerns topics such as amount, stingy, thrifty, penny-pinching. popular alternative
Nearby Words: parsimony, parsimoniously
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