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Use "tightfisted" in a sentence
"One millionaire referred to his tightfisted policy as the Effective Nonuse of Cash."
"In a tense runoff vote, Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, known as a tightfisted fiscal hawk, defeated his closest rival, Trade Minister Banri Kaieda, even though the latter had the backing of a powerful but publicly disgraced party boss."
"I'm disappointed, you said I was tightfisted which is not true."