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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who refrains from injuring or destroying.

Usage examples (32)
  • The original oath was sparer than the one now prescribed.
  • But this minimalism captivated me right from the even sparer instrumental opener.
  • In its place is a much sparer logo, featuring a "C" surrounded by an upside-down "C."
  • No more than 28 words are allowed on it, and Google is always trying to find ways to make it even sparer. for more
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