Thrift

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Positive ConnotationPlay
Thrift suggests responsible and prudent management of resources, often viewed positively. SlideHis thrift helped him retire early.
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Frequently associated with periods like the Great Depression when careful spending was necessary. SlideThrift became a way of life during economic hardships.
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Not StinginessPlay
Understand the difference: thrift is wise spending, not being stingy or refusing to spend. SlideShe practices thrift but never hesitates to treat her friends.