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Scrimp

v. t.1.To make too small or short; to limit or straiten; to put on short allowance; to scant; to contract; to shorten; as, to scrimp the pattern of a coat.
[imp. & p. p. Scrimped (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. Scrimping.]
a.1.Short; scanty; curtailed.
n.1.A pinching miser; a niggard.
Verb1.scrimp - subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp"
Synonyms: stint, skimp
begrudge, enforce economies, exiguous, famish, grudge, husband, keep within compass, live upon nothing, make ends meet, manage, pinch, pinch pennies, poor, put something aside, save up, scamp, scant, scanty, scrape, scrape and save, scratch, screw, scrimpy, skimpy, spare, sparse, starve, stint
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scribbling block
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Scribere est agere
scribing block
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Scrim
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Scrimmage
scrimmage line
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scrimshanker
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