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Sample sentences for the GRE study word parsimonious

parsimonious can be used as a
parsimonious can be used as a noun

1.The parsimony which leads to accumulation has become almost as rare in republican as in monarchical governments. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
2.Independent of this necessity, he is, in such a situation, naturally disposed to the parsimony requisite for accumulation. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
3.The high rate of profit seems everywhere to destroy that parsimony which, in other circumstances, is natural to the character of the merchant. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.England, however, as it has never been blessed with a very parsimonious government, so parsimony has at no time been the characteristic virtue of its inhabitants. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
5.Nations, on the contrary, which, like Holland and Hamburgh, are composed chiefly of merchants, artificers, and manufacturers, can grow rich only through parsimony and privation. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.Industry, indeed, provides the subject which parsimony accumulates but whatever industry might acquire, if parsimony did not save and store up, the capital would never be the greater. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.Among nations, to whom commerce and manufacture are little known, the sovereign, it has already been observed in the Fourth book, is in a situation which naturally disposes him to the parsimony requisite for accumulation. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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