Find reviews of hundreds of FREE online college classes at StudyOnline

Sample sentences for the GRE study word frugal

frugal can be used as a
frugal can be used as a noun

1.No gentlemen The defendant exhibited in this affair a certain frugality of--er--pecuniary investment, which I am willing to admit may be commendable in his class. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
2.As frugality increases, and prodigality diminishes, the public capital, so the conduct of those whose expense just equals their revenue, without either accumulating or encroaching, neither increases nor diminishes it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
3.Under the system of funding, the frugality and industry of private people can more easily repair the breaches which the waste and extravagance of government may occasionally make in the general capital of the society. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.This frugality and good conduct, however, is, upon most occasions, it appears from experience, sufficient to compensate, not only the private prodigality and misconduct of individuals, but the public extravagance of government. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
5.Like him who perverts the revenues of some pious foundation to profane purposes, he pays the wages of idleness with those funds which the frugality of his forefathers had, as it were, consecrated to the maintenance of industry. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.If the prodigality of some were not compensated by the frugality of others, the conduct of every prodigal, by feeding the idle with the bread of the industrious, would tend not only to beggar himself, but to impoverish his country. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.The disorders which generally prevail in the economy of the rich, naturally introduce themselves into the management of the former the strict frugality and parsimonious attention of the poor as naturally establish themselves in that of the latter. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.In the midst of all the exactions of government, this capital has been silently and gradually accumulated by the private frugality and good conduct of individuals, by their universal, continual, and uninterrupted effort to better their own condition. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

Page created by Compute.org