Sentence Examples


  • Napoleon was prodigal of promises, but niggard of their fulfilment.
  • Nature has been niggard of rain but lavish in soil and sun.
  • The local diets granted subsidies with a niggard hand, and for the conduct of the war the king soon had to depend almost entirely on Hussite mercenaries, who frequently turned against him when their wages were not paid.
 
 

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