"spared" in the verb sense
1. spare, save
refrain from harming
save or relieve from an experience or action
"I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"
3. spare, give up, part with, dispense with
give up what is not strictly needed
"he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
use frugally or carefully
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