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thrifty

Thriving, growing vigorously, and being healthy, esp. when assessing the health status of animals or plants.

thrifty

said of livestock that put on body weight or produce in other ways with a minimum of feed. The opposite of illthrift.
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Impact Thrift recently contracted with SWS to manage its waste.
The annual list recognises the top-performing small-cap banks and thrifts across the US.
Thrift banks also expect to conduct more business activities next year, as they will be allowed to engage in cross selling of insurance and investment products.
The Grafton Thrift Shop moved recently from its previous location, owned by Washington Mills in North Grafton, to the former South Grafton Branch Library, 71 Main St.
were waiting to see how the law would affect their large thrift store operations.
At the end of the third quarter, there were 23 problem thrifts--an increase from 17 thrifts in the previous quarter and 12 thrifts one year ago.
The bogus site asks for a recipient's social security and Thrift Savings Plan personal identification numbers.
The proposal was issued by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision.
Thrift inspires the stay-at-home mother to embroider plain muslin for curtains for her new baby's room, or blanket stitch the edges of soft flannel for receiving blankets.
Asked what he feels is his most notable achievement, Hannan points to the acquisitions he engineered at Thrift and how they rarely resulted in job losses among associates.
During the thrift debacle of the 1980s, FHLBank advances to individual thrifts varied considerably in terms of net worth and borrowings relative to the thrifts' total assets.
This deregulated the nation's thrift industry and threw wide the doors of the S&Ls to anyone with a plausible story, a fistful of cash, and a visible desire to start doing all sorts of wonderful and imaginative things with the taxpayer-insured deposits.