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as in niggardly
giving or sharing as little as possible in Shakespeare's sonnet, the narrator begs his love to give him more praise "than niggard truth would willingly impart"

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as in miser
a mean grasping person who is usually stingy with money such a niggard that he refused to hand out candy at Halloween, saying it would cost too much money

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“Niggard.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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