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parcus adj. with comp. and sup.

SPAR-, sparing, frugal, thrifty, economical, niggardly, stingy, penurious, parsimonious : colonus parcissimus: parcumque genus patiensque laborum, O.: cui deus obtulit Parcā quod satis est manu, H.: veteris non parcus aceti, H.: donandi, H.: dies, i. e. of poverty , Pr.— Sparing, chary, moderate : in largiendā civitate: Deorum cultor, H.: verba, moderate , O.Spare, scanty, little, small, slight : parco sale contingere, V.: merito parcior ira meo, O.

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