"skimps" in the verb sense
1. skimp, scant
work hastily or carelessly deal with inadequately and superficially
2. scant, skimp
limit in quality or quantity
3. scrimp, stint, skimp
subsist on a meager allowance
"scratch and scrimp"
4. stint, skimp, scant
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
"stint with the allowance"
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