(1) A movement to expand Medicare from a niggardly program that only barely covers the medical care of the elderly to a full-fledged national healthcare program that covers everyone may also be in the cards.(2) Despite the operational success of the high-quality Australian personnel, that contribution was niggardly and certainly not reflective of the public relations balderdash that accompanied it.(3) Now that it's revealed, it seems niggardly and banal - and it calls into question the entire notion of free will and predestination.(4) So, while I saw the guests sipping niggardly the punch in their short glasses, I helped myself to a decanter.(5) Having spent so much time on the concerto to slight the sonata may seem niggardly but I must confess that I really don't appreciate the piece enough to discuss this recording.(6) As long as I had known him he was, for reasons of pure miserliness, dishonest as an officer, often niggardly in a dirty way, and he owes even today the cash he borrowed from many privates.(7) The high level of vacillation in English policy during the famine years, however, and the existence of even niggardly efforts at relief, are inconsistent with a prior intent to exterminate and a systematic pursuit of that goal.(8) Afterwards, the compensation and recognition we provided were niggardly .(9) He had a broad and generous, rather than a cramped and niggardly , view of the law and its functions.(10) The provincial government is being niggardly about money.(11) A part of us was with him, a part of us resented our teacher's niggardly preoccupation with formal integrity, and we longed for liberation.(12) He also says that, since the publishers have been so niggardly with the advance, they have been generous with their punctuation, adding lots of commas and a few hyphens.(13) This contrasts so markedly with the niggardly travel concessions in this city and the miserable potential offer for the possible future by the miserly Chancellor of the Exchequer.(14) If the fee which Germanicus offers is niggardly , which I doubt, then I shall see you are paid what you are worth.(15) It is niggardly in the extreme, however, to refuse to acknowledge what has happened in this land thus far.(16) The wife of a niggardly merchant asks the loan of a hundred francs from a priest to buy finery.
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