What's the difference between penuriousness and thriftiness?
(1) But this is how we live even before we are forced, through penury to claim: fine dining on stewed leftovers, nursing our one drink on those rare social events, cutting our own hair, patchwork-darned clothes and leaky shoes.
(2) On the one hand, he genuinely sees himself as the great liberator of the poor, the man who wept at Britain’s modern-day penury on Glasgow’s Easterhouse estate; on the other, he is the champion of policies that have driven some of the poorest people in society into despair.
(3) Then we sit back and marvel that 3.6m households are "one push from penury ", not because of unemployment, but because wages are too low.
(4) The British Red Cross charity said such individuals should be allowed temporary leave to remain and work if they meet Home Office requirements , sparing people from years living in penury.
(5) That’s because, just as the earlier bailouts went to the banks not the country , and troika-imposed austerity has brought penury and a debt explosion, these demands are really about power, not money.
(6) And then, finally, laid low by strokes, penury, depression and ill health, Biggs back in Britain.
(7) In Cyprus , now poised to become one of the biggest experiments in global financial history, people know that penury is just around the corner.
(8) A recession may actually appear to rescue poor people from penury, simply by dragging down the benchmark of typical pay.
(9) Our landlord could double the rent tomorrow, one of us could be summoned to work in Stockholm or Scotland or Stockport, or we might find ourselves in financial penury.
(10) There are relatively few signs of the aching poverty that afflicts other parts of Latin America, though a developing world debt crisis drove many to penury at the beginning of this century.
(11) They bid for the World Cup knowing how workers are treated in their country – workers are dying, suffering injury, mental tortureand penury while waiting for the "catalyst" to change their miserable reality.
(12) "These policies will bring penury to Greeks for generations to come.
(13) This is the Tories' brave new world, "compassionate" in giving, "conservative" in lowering taxes, a system that failed miserably in the past and will surely condemn millions to penury in the future.
(14) The Rev Dr John Jegasothy, a former Tamil refugee and now an Australian citizen, says life on a bridging visa is enforced penury and a poverty made worse because of its interminable nature.
(15) There is charity, and sometimes state and local relief, but many a chronic health condition goes untreated, and penury abounds .
(16) The relations between landlord and tenant were circumscribed by the indebtedness of the former and the penury of the latter.
(17) At the age of 40 he began to write seriously, living in near-penury for years while sustaining an eccentric lifestyle, wearing silver spectacles and glycerine gloves (in bed), while writing with a "magic" glass egg on his desk, and chain-smoking like a devil.
(18) They would say that Miliband is taking the party back to the left and the bad old days of inefficiency, trade union power and frequent strikes, that he doesn't like or understand business, and that Britain would slide from prosperity to penury.
(19) It was also on the road to penury, thanks to Mutharika’s increasingly eccentric economic policies and his alienation of the foreign donors upon which Malawi relies .
(20) Its single currency has brought penury to half a continent.
(n.) The quality or state of being thrifty; thrift.
(1) The amount of this dye required for various staining solutions was calculated to determine thrifty usage.
(2) Surgical approach of benign nodules and goiters in euthyroid patients is not yet well definite concerning the latent of the resection: has it to be large (for avoiding recurrence) of thrifty (in the aim of decreasing the necessity of postoperative thyroid replacement therapy)?
(3) Has anyone seen the price of Foie gras and Armand de Brignac... we need at least 25% July 1, 2013 And, ever the solutions man, he also had advice for those wishing to keep cool in the hot weather: Iain Duncan Smith MP (@IDS_MP) A thrifty way to keep cool in this heat wave is to dab the ice from your Champagne bucket onto your forehead.
(4) It also is hypothesized that this thrifty genotype in these Indians may contribute to NIDDM when a sedentary life-style is adopted and food sources are constant.
(5) A 0.5% level of dietary isoleucine (2.2% of total nitrogen X 6.25) was the lowest level fed that did not have a response significantly lower than the higher levels fed, and that generally promoted a thrifty and well-groomed appearance of the animals.
(6) New Zealanders, particularly those in the South Island, may have adapted to their low Se environment by thriftiness in urinary excretion of Se.
(7) David Palmer-Jones, CEO of recycling company SITA, said: “The EU rightly wants to move the UK from a throw-away to a thrifty society.
(8) With an assured food supply and a sedentary lifestyle, however, the 'thrifty' genotype(s) becomes disadvantageous, leading to obesity, increased insulin resistance, beta cell decompensation, and NIDDM (3,6).
(9) It’s in the nature of Smaland to be thrifty,” he said, referring to Sweden’s southern agricultural region where he comes from.
(10) Which leads to discussing its connections to a death-instinct and masochism, and to situate narcissism as an easy way to find a balance as opposed to an elaborate and thrifty but disordered imbalance, and in its constructive value for one's identity.
(11) In May, her blog won the judges' choice prize at the glitzy Fortnum and Mason food awards (they praised Monroe's recipes as "so nutritious and thrifty that they are being handed out by food banks as examples of how to manage on next to nothing").
(12) Swabians are well-known for their thriftiness in Germany .
(13) The Wilting Flower by Doncaster designer Carl Smith ( coroflot.com ) blooms when you're energy thrifty and wilts when you're wasteful.
(14) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Uber’s subsidizing of fares has helped it to built a loyal base of thrifty fans.
(15) The London Community Credit Union has 12,000 Hackney and Tower Hamlets members, low-earning thrifty savers who are about to be hit hard.
(16) The frequency of this salt-conserving (thrifty) genotype in Western hemisphere blacks may have been further increased as a consequence of severe selection pressures for survival based on the ability to conserve sodium during the slavery period of history in the West.
(17) During my childhood, my mother baked a cake every Saturday: I remember Victoria sponges, cherry madeiras, chocolate sandwich cakes, coffee and walnut cakes with buttercream icing, dundee cake, and being allowed to “clean out” the last remnants of the mix (never enough, for my mother was a thrifty wielder of her spatula).
(18) To serve as the basis of cost comparison, USDA "moderate-cost" and "thrifty" menus for one week were modified to meet guidelines for a cholesterol-lowering diet.
(19) In accordance with the thrifty gene hypothesis, the insulin resistance gene has protected individuals during long periods of starving by storing energy as fat rather than as glycogen in muscle.
(20) The older generation were far more thrifty than us."