Test Prep Vocabulary – parsimony

A homeless woman asleep on a bench
In an effort to fill shopping bags, many oblivious Black Friday shoppers walked parsimoniously past the poverty stricken woman.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  parsimony

stingy, extreme reluctant to spend, extremely frugal

Word Building: (Latin)

parcere – to spare
-monia – suffix signifying action or condition

Sample Sentence:

The parsimonious teacher refused to share information with her students.

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