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Moderate; economical
“I think the only unhealthy drink I've ever seen him consume would be alcohol, and even that only in sparing amounts.”
Less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
“… unfortunately, the explanation of the health insurance plan was somewhat sparing on details.”
Present participle for to avoid unnecessary waste or expense
“Can anyone spare me a couple of quid?”
Present participle for refrain from killing, injuring, or distressing
“I hoped that the rain would spare me at least until the time I reached that spot.”
Present participle for to use or give out in stingy amounts
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