Niggardly – Definition & Synonyms in Real Context with Images

Definition of Niggardly in real context and with authentic examples for GRE candidates and advanced learners of English with illustrations and synonyms from 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam /ˈnɪg.əd.li/ (adj) Definition too frugal or economical, miserly, stingy, mean, tight, closefisted, parsimonious, penny-pinching, ungenerous – slight in quality or amount, scarce, … Read more

Eke 601 Words You Need to Know

Eke 601 Words You Need to Know /i:k/ (verb) Definition to make something last longer by using it frugally or sparingly, to make ends meet, manage to make a living with difficulty, supplement or complement something that is not enough, add to, eke out, draw out, draw in one’s horns Example From the most meager … Read more

Spartan GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Spartan GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈspɑː.tən/ (adj) Definition an austere person leading a monastic life, ascetic, abstemious, meager, frugal, plain, stern, stringent, severe, strict, harsh, grim Example How do I lead a spartan and austere life while living in a metro city? My answer would be: first remove ego from anything and everything, but live with … Read more

Monastic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Monastic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /məˈnæs.tɪk/ (adj) Definition related to or connected with monasteries and monks – (of a lifestyle) extremely simple, plain and austere, self-denying, secluded, reclusive, frugal, monkish, solitary, ascetic, celibate, hermetic, disciplined, contemplative Example Monasticism or monastic lifestyle is a way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully … Read more

Husband GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Husband GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈhʌz.bənd/ (noun & verb) Definition Verb: to manage and use something economically and carefully in a thrifty way, use something especially money carefully and sparingly, put aside, economize, make ends meet, be frugal with, conserve, hoard, save for a rainy day, preserve Noun: a woman’s spouse Example 25% of Americans say … Read more

Thrifty 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 27

Thrifty 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 27 /ˈθrɪf.ti/ (adj) very careful with money and resources, frugal, economical, prudent, cautious, sparing, parsimonious, provident I really dislike this statement – No one ever gets rich by being frugal and thrifty. Some people like to say this whenever you try to save money. To me, this means you … Read more

Ascetic 1100 Words You Need Week 21 Day 3

Ascetic 1100 Words You Need Ascetic 1100 Words You Need /əˈset.ɪk/ (adj & noun) Noun: one who practices self-denial and devotion, an austere person living with minimum material comforts, abstainer, celibate, puritan, penitent Adjective: austere, self-denying, abstemious, abstinent, frugal, severe Asceticism is a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from sensual pleasures, often for the purpose of … Read more

Frugal 1100 Words You Need Week 16 Day 2

Frugal 1100 Words You Need /ˈfruː.gəl/ (adj) careful to spend money on buying things that are absolutely necessary, thrifty, prudent, economical, parsimonious, penny-wise, stingy, tight a frugal meal is simple, meager and small Adding some frugal recipes to your dinner rotation is one thing that can definitely help. I’ve gathered 60 healthy recipes that cost … Read more

Economical – English Flashcard for Economical for IELTS

Economical Economical (adj) /ˌiː.kəˈnɒm.ɪ.kəl/ US /-ˈnɑː.mɪ-/ /ek.ə-/ careful in making the best use of fuel, money, resources, etc., frugal, cost-effective, parsimonious, thrifty, cheap, sparing, reasonable I purchased that modern TV at a very economical price at auction. Antonyms: uneconomical, expensive, wasteful, extravagant Noun: economy Adverb: economically