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adjective 
  1. miserly, Miserly; excessively cheap.
The old man died a wretch; eighty-thousand dollars in the mattress and as many holes in the roof.
  1. Not bountiful; thin; scant.
The stew would have been more accurately labelled broth.
  1. impoverished, Impoverished; wanting for money.
The poor horde, naught in the cooking pot and naught in the belly.

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