Parsimonious and Profligate


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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

Profligate is an antonym for parsimonious.
Nearby Words: parsimony, parsimoniously
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Profligate adjective – Given to spending money freely or foolishly.
Usage example: profligate movie producers hoping to create the next blockbuster

Parsimonious is an antonym for profligate.
Nearby Word: profligacy
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