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Word of the Day: Frugal and Frugality

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Word of the Day: Frugal and Frugality

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frugal
 
fru-gal / ˈfrü-gəl
 
adjective
 
1.      careful with money; thrifty
Living a frugal lifestyle gives you the opportunity to invest more money towards your future.
John Rampton, ?-
 
2.      meager
Vegetarian and frugal it may be, but the chickpea is one of the most versatile ingredients you could keep in your cupboards.
Yotam Ottolenghi, 1968-
 
frugality
 
fru-gal-i-ty / frü-ˈga-lə-tē
 
noun
 
1.      the state or quality of managing money in an economical way
Frugality is the sure guardian of our virtues.
Brahman Proverb

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