penurious

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Related to penuriousness: perpetually, miserliness
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TO: [...] there arose confusedly and paradoxically within my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of bloodthirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive terror, of intense--of supreme despair.
W." played everything close to the vest, not wanting to take too many chances, fiscally conservative to the point of penuriousness, racially conservative to the point of passing on black players who could have improved the team.
The recent crisis at 'The Jersey Journal' is yet another reminder of the penuriousness that threatens the industry from within
DOUG SANDERS, on Sammy Snead's reputation for penuriousness: "An old superstition says that breaking a mirror brings seven years of hard luck.