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Thrift

Pronunciation: thrĭft
n.1.A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality.
The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove very good husbands.
- Spenser.
2.Success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity.
I have a mind presages me such thrift.
- Shak.
3.Vigorous growth, as of a plant.
4.(Bot.) One of several species of flowering plants of the genera Statice and Armeria.
Common thrift
(Bot.) Armeria vulgaris; - also called sea pink.
Noun1.thrift - any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
2.thrift - extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
austerity, austerity program, canniness, care, carefulness, chariness, economic planning, economicalness, economizing, economy, economy of means, false economy, forehandedness, frugality, frugalness, good management, husbandry, management, miserliness, niggardliness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, penuriousness, providence, prudential administration, scrimping, skimping, sparingness, stinginess, thriftiness, tight purse strings, unwastefulness
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