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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

used of nonindulgent persons

Usage examples (30)
  • Malthus said, some people are more prudent, productive and self-restraining than others.
  • So all that the islands do, by having higher prices, is keep out riff-raff, and by having enforced rules, do the self-restraining that people aren't discliplined...
  • Other equity feminists are socially conservative and argue that, while the state should not enforce them, traditional values function as bulwarks against state power and...
  • Military-industrial capitalism, with its arrogant disregard for the human and environmental consequences of its activities, can have only a limited run on Planet Earth, but it... for more
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