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Secretive Scouring

Scour: to thoroughly look through something, or to clean something thoroughly

TimonĀ scoured the log to find delicious bugs to munch on.

IĀ scoured my face with isopropyl alcohol in hopes that the cranberry juice stains from last night’s bingo party would be removed.

Yum: A Parsimonious Parsnip Indeed

Parsimonious: stingy, frugal, unwilling to part with money, not generous

Sherbert was a parsimonious fellow; it was rare that he ever spared even a dime.