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thrift

thrift

 
 
pronunciation:
thrIft
part of speech: noun
definition: wise use and saving of money or other resources.
Because of her thrift and hard work, Mary had enough money to buy a car when she was seventeen.
synonyms:
economy, frugality, saving
antonyms:
extravagance
similar words:
conserving, economizing, prudence, scrimping