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frugality

noun abstention, abstinence, austerity, carefulness, chariness, economizing, economy, moderation, parsimoniousness, parsimony, plain living, prudence, retrenchment, scrimping, temperance, thrift, thriftiness, unwastefulness
See also: austerity, management, moderation, prudence, temperance
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I waited; I lived regularly, and with as much frugality as became my circumstances, but nothing offered, nothing presented, and the main stock wasted apace.
The frugality approach - When overcome with guilt at the end of the month for spending too much on that watch you loved or the new iPhone you absolutely had to pocket, you make idealistic promises to cut down spending on 'frivolous' things.
3 THE FRUGALITY APPROACH: When overcome with guilt at the end of the month for spending too much on that watch you loved or the new iPhone you absolutely had to pocket, you make idealistic promises to cut down spending on ' frivolous' things.
Smith guided the Chiefs to Super Rugby success before returning to the All Blacks and adding an extra level of frugality to Steve Hansen's already mean-spirited rearguard cordon.
According to BIA, one of the main virtues of a nation was frugality a a trait hard to cultivate, that must be encouraged, as it is in the base of prosperity.
Richard Carney initiated decades of municipal frugality continued by Town Manager Dan Morgado with proven privatization and regionalization of services that deliver excellent levels of service and avoid immediate and long-term costs.
It begs the question in a time of economic frugality is this money well spent?
The new Mazda6 demonstrates that frugality doesn't mean having to compromise on space, comfort and practicality, or any of the other attributes that make up the ideal family transport.
Qishan said that frugality was a traditional virtue with a long history in China, adding that 'hedonism should be curbed'.
The Government said it will continue to follow the principle of frugality and avoid extravagance.
Much has been made of the 76-year-old's humility, modesty and frugality in Buenos Aires, where he s 1was archbishop.
Primarily targeting owners who seek an affordable city car within which fuel frugality is a must, there is also the promise of a quite enjoyable driving experience.