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  • VW Polo BlueMotion 1.2 TDI 75Price £14,445Top speed 107mphAcceleration 0-62mph in 13.9 secondsAverage consumption 80. 7mpgCO2 emissions 91g/kmEco rating 9Bound for Vladivostok (without refuelling) In a word Parsimonious

    On the road: VW Polo BlueMotion 1.2 TDI 75

  • Parsimonious here means ‘needing to postulate the minimum amount of evolutionary change’.

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  • * Parsimonious sparing in its proposed entities or explanations, see Occam's Razor

    Science, Evolution, and Creationism (Free Book Download)

  • Parsimonious critique by delia on Thursday, Aug 23, 2007 at 12: 55: 13 PM

    Christiane Amanpour's "God's Warriors"

  • Parsimonious of all he observed, he never related a typical anecdote, or offered a suggestive remark.

    Une Vie

  • Parsimonious writers would have made half-a-dozen novels out of the stuff of Mrs. CREED'S book.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 24, 1914

  • Parsimonious in nothing but his time, whereof he made as much improvement, with as little loss as any man in it, when he had any to spare from his drudging practice, he was scarce patient of any diversion from his study: so impatient of sloth and idleness, that he would say, he could not do nothing.

    Sir Thomas Browne and his 'Religio Medici' an Appreciation

  • Parsimonious nature has given them only sufficient life to move in a narrow circle; they are mere individuals; they represent nothing but themselves.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 5

  • Parsimonious in nothing but his time, whereof he made as much improvement, with as little loss as any man in it: when he had any to spare from his drudging practice, he was scarce patient of any diversion from his study; so impatient of sloth and idleness, that he would say, he could not do nothing.

    Christian Morals

  • Parsimonious to the verge of avarice, he was thought to be rich, and the credit of being so increased the respect that was shown to him.

    Sons of the Soil

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