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Peel

Synonyms:

unclad, denude, divest, undress, expose, strip, shed, unclothe, disrobe, bare. shuck, shell, cover, study at skin, husk, peeling. skin, pillage, take off, crumble, rind, Robert Peel, hull, disintegrate, flake, struggle, foray, splinter, flesh, fragment, desquamate, smash, pare, surface, bruising, ransack, scrape, trim, sputter, bake, rifle, pelt, discase, flake off, extract, shinny, reave, peel off, disrobe, remove, carve, uncase, blanch, leach, weed out, clean, bone, break up, unclothe, deprive, Sir Robert Peel, clamber, shatter, take, strip down, core, butcher, butter, dextrose, nectar, flay, break, butchery, pectin, undress, chill, plunder, bark, denudate, scramble, cutis, get out, dismantle, disinvest, beat, shin, juice, pare down, tegument, hide, peelings, dislodge, flay, loot, whittle, despoil, blend, strip, clear, fall apart, sweep away, hull, flush out.
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Correct spelling:
stingy
Synonyms:
economical (adjective)
cheap, prudent, self-denying, cheeseparing, austere, parsimonious, frugal, thrifty, economical, moderate, sparing.
insufficient (adjective)
flyspeck, scarce, deficient, miserly, meager, niggardly, skimpy, sparse, inadequate, insufficient, scanty, poor.
stingy (adjective)
closefisted, thrifty, mean, meager, Spartan, hard-fisted, narrow-fisted, parsimonious, penny-pinching, miserly, tight, cheeseparing, frugal, ascetic, austere, abstemious, petty.
small (adjective)
teeny-weeny, bantam, little, deficient, piddling, baby, compact, minute, slim, trifling, niggardly, smallish, scrawny, minor, delicate, miniature, short, dwarfish, puny, meager, modest, petite, itty-bitty, beggarly, microscopic, toy, minimal, negligible, small, wee, spare, teensy, scant, miserly, teeny, sparing, picayune, pocket, ungenerous, diminutive, tiny, weeny, slight, paltry, nugatory, scanty.
Other synonyms:
uncharitable, closefisted, tight, avaricious, extortionate, cheeseparing, excess, cheap, greedy, scrimping, ungenerous, skimping, meagre, economies, scrimy, meanspirited, ignoble, chintzy, beggarly, penny-pinching, illiberal, mean, close-fisted, give, chinchy, sordid, covetous, exiguous, thin, light, mingy, scurvy, shabby, big, meagerly, parsimonious, hand-to-mouth, acquisitive, narrow, churlish, niggard, grasping, grudging, pinching, thrift, penurious, meanly, stinting, scrimpy, selfish, near, rapacious, miserly, pinchpenny, measly, meager, costive, tightfisted, skimp, curmudgeonly, slender, careful, economic, hardfisted, close, niggardly.
Examples of usage:
  1. But they are stingy in another way, that brings with it its own punishment- they starve themselves. - "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames.
  2. They were wise enough and interesting enough for me at three and twenty, though, when by the death of my elder brother I leapt at once from an irksome struggle, with expensive tastes, on a stingy allowance of three hundred a year, to the full enjoyment of an income of eight thousand. - "A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2", Florence Warden.
  3. In reality he could not afford it, yet only a stingy convention might have urged him to be careful. - "The Promise of Air", Algernon Blackwood.

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