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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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In its 2010 forecast, The Wedding Report predicts that couples will want simple yet elegant events at lower cost, and they'll choose do-it-yourself and thriftiness as a way to cut costs.
With suggestions on organizing differentiating the various types of stores and cracking supermarkets marketing schemes Kimberly Dangers Instant Bargains eases readers into thriftiness with her conversational yet no-nonsense approach to saving.
Her financial enterprises, along with the couple's thriftiness, laid the basis for the fortune that kept the family afloat during the hard times after the Revolution that wrecked other members of the founding generation.
Although the Scots have a reputation for thriftiness we found them to be the leaders in sending thoughtful gifts.
The putative traits of the German housewife were cleanliness, orderliness, thriftiness, and well-honed domestic skills.
For example, although the Scots have a reputation for thriftiness, we found Glasgow to be the leader in sending thoughtful gifts.
A year after last fall's financial meltdown turned a garden-variety recession into the worst downturn since the Depression, thriftiness is still driven by the twin engines of necessity and fear.
Dave's repair and finishing tips are the fruit of careful thought blended with ingenious thriftiness.
Rather than "feeling that the trip was well worth the money spent, spending money specifically saved for travel, or saving money through bargain hunting and thriftiness.
Thriftiness was the order of the day, with women making use of old fabrics or leftover strips of material that were restyled, such as a Duvelleroy handbag made in 1942 from old cashmere shawls supplied by customers.
Southwest Airlines widely known for its thriftiness, said it had chosen to award bonuses to its executives to reward them for the company's 36th year of profitability and the success of its its fuel hedging program, which contributed to cash savings of almost USD$1.
The "Trends 2009" report will provide insights into the extent to which this new thriftiness is impacting grocery shopping, trip frequency and, ultimately, spending.