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sparing
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sparing /'speəriɳ/
  • tính từ
    • thanh đạm, sơ sài
    • biết tằn tiện; dè xẻn, tiết kiệm
      • sparing of words: ít nói
Concise Dictionary
'sperɪŋ /'speər-
adj.
+avoiding waste
spares|spared|sparing|sparer|sparestsper /speə
noun
+an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
+an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
+a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
verb
+refrain from harming
+save or relieve from an experience or action
+give up what is not strictly needed
+use frugally or carefully
adj.
+thin and fit
+more than is needed, desired, or required
+not taken up by scheduled activities
+kept in reserve especially for emergency use
+lacking in amplitude or quantity
+lacking embellishment or ornamentation

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 thrifty, saving, frugal, spare, careful, prudent, parsimonious, economical, penurious, mean; penny-pinching, stingy, niggardly, miserly, close, close-fisted, cheap, Colloq tight, tight-fisted, Brit mingy:
As sparing in his praise as he was in his purse, General Waller rarely complimented his troops.
2 See sparse, 2 below.
spark
n.
1 scintilla, flicker, glimmer, glint, sparkle, speck, hint, suggestion, vestige, atom, whit, jot (or tittle), iota:
As long as a spark of life remained in his body he fought for freedom and justice.
v.
2 Often, spark off. set or touch off, ignite, kindle, enkindle, electrify, animate, trigger, energize, galvanize, activate, excite, stimulate, set in motion, bring about, start (up), begin, initiate, inspire, inspirit, provoke, precipitate:
Was there any single factor that sparked the Renaissance?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
~ (with sth) careful to use or give only a little of sth: Doctors now advise only sparing use of such creams. + He was always sparing with his praise.
sparingly adverb: Use the cream very sparingly.

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