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- adj. comparative form of spare: more spare
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who spares.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who spares, or avoids unnecessary expense; a frugal spender.
- n. That which spares; specifically, in metabolism, a substance which through its own destruction will curtail the destruction of other material: for example, carbohydrates are sparers of the tissue albumins.
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- n. someone who refrains from injuring or destroying
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