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thrifty

Thriving, growing vigorously, and being healthy, esp. when assessing the health status of animals or plants.
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Raising animals and consuming meat responsibly, healthfully, moderately, and thriftily are all ways of caring for God's creation, which is intrinsically a theological issue:
Caterina also invested thriftily in artefacts such as medals and coins which reinforced her public image and subtly reflected her changing political identities.
effeminate lifestyle, but how honourable to live thriftily, strictly,
Land trusts' special strengths are their ability to negotiate and complete acquisition projects quickly and thriftily, something that towns are typically not very good at, Truesdell noted.
Earlier Flintoff had bowled thriftily in Leicester's 175-9 - at least England can rest assured that he is in good shape after the enforced three weeks rest which, in his words, had him `climbing the walls' in boredom.
What a waste of a horrible era of wonderful lessons on living thriftily.)
We need to dream awhile and let inspiration give light to imagination - to imagine what we could achieve with all factors working thriftily and wisely towards our common good, especially to embrace the new challenges of green manufacture and, yes, keep our museums celebrating our industrial revolution and our common heritage.
She thriftily gathered twigs and wood, so that they would not have to buy fuel.
89, at least, the conclusion is inescapable: Stravinsky presigned a number of copies of the UCLA program, and later thriftily returned to his files those programs he had not distributed to autograph hunters.
Dialogue, as always in Recha's films, is used thriftily: This is a community in which people do rather than talk about doing.
Little patches of disused industrial land, not fit for much else, have been thriftily repurposed across the country - into breweries, arts and creative centres, egalitarian restaurants.