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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of economize.

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Examples

  • Oh, and Adobe Garamond works really well when type setting books; it's nice to see it economizes on ink too.

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  • The lady perverts the truth more than she economizes on it.

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  • The dull reported speech with which Roth economizes (so much easier to do the background of WASP-dread secondhand, rather than evoking it directly as he used to do) is limpid and engaging when set beside the great swaths of soliloquy-as-dialogue in which the remainder of Exit Ghost is bogged down.

    Zuckerman Undone

  • Because the couplet summarizes, it emphasizes, it economizes.

    News at Eleven: In fact, [Derek] Walcott sees intriguing parallels

  • Because the couplet summarizes, it emphasizes, it economizes.

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  • The dull reported speech with which Roth economizes (so much easier to do the background of WASP-dread secondhand, rather than evoking it directly as he used to do) is limpid and engaging when set beside the great swaths of soliloquy-as-dialogue in which the remainder of Exit Ghost is bogged down.

    Zuckerman Undone

  • Meanwhile, sprinkled throughout these reviews are aphorisms that aren't solely about art and have the same stimulating immediacy as the image of El Greco in the boiler room — as when we encounter "Gossip economizes mental energy to a fault" or "If you don't consent to understand a little, on its own terms, what you dislike, your love loses muscle tone."

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  • The B-2 economizes other material assets, and economizes lives, too.

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  • Discovering that a client splurges on high-end designer shoes but economizes on technology—or vice versa—is very telling.

    Thom Filicia Style

  • Man economizes the cosmic processes by making them available to all other men.

    Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

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