Noun(1) any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers(2) extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
(1) No wonder, many victims readily conclude that thrift and self-reliance are useless and even injurious and that spending and debt are preferable by far.(2) But however many millions it may cost to support the monarchy in all its pomp, the Queen sets a shining example of thrift and prudence.(3) I knew the nodding pink flowers of thrift , and those white ones with the bulbous base must be sea campion.(4) Values such as solidarity, thrift , cleanliness and self-discipline were regularly identified as characteristic of them.(5) We're a Yorkshire company and we will maintain our Yorkshire values - thrift being one of them,├ö├ç├û he said.(6) Sam showed slides including salt-tolerant species of sea-lavender and thrift , moving on to moths and butterflies.(7) Thus there was little incentive to develop ├ö├ç├┐dainty dishes├ö├ç├û for main courses, and even less when thrift and economy were considered more important than flavour.(8) Around this time, Stephen Smith, a lumber merchant from Pennsylvania, was the largest shareholder in a thrift named Columbia Bank.(9) We got a couple of trays of a new variety of salvia, some new grasses and a delicious little thrift .(10) You, as an organisation pride yourself on teaching your members the values of thrift and prudence.(11) the values of thrift and self-reliance(12) Bert's attention to thrift played out one evening after a Microbiology Resource Committee meeting.(13) To the contrary, perhaps we can claim that much of our economic stability has been built up by the sensible thrift of a vast section of the community.(14) His frugality and thrift were particularly notorious.(15) How has the UK moved from being a nation that held up thrift as a virtue and considered debt a vice, to owing a trillion pounds on mortgages, credit cards and other loans?(16) Battling the elements, espousing values of thrift , industry and resourcefulness, the film has the feel of a ├ö├ç├┐Boys' Own Adventure├ö├ç├û.
(1) thrift shop :: spaarsaamheid winkel
5. providence ::
6. prudence ::
7. good management ::
8. good husbandry ::
9. saving ::
10. scrimping and saving ::
scrimping en besparing
12. parsimony ::
13. penny-pinching ::
14. austerity ::
Different Formsthrift, thriftily, thriftless, thrifts, thrifty
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