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Cheap

Of or related to the low cost of a good, service, or security. Cheapness is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Cheapness is also related to one's ability to buy: what seems cheap to one person may seem expensive to another. Cheapness may, but does not always, indicate a low quality in the good, service, or security.

cheap

Of, relating to, or being a security that sells at a market price below what is expected given fundamental factors such as earnings, assets, and management ability. Determining whether a security is cheap is a subjective judgment. Compare expensive.
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"And if we have to kill in the name of being free/ Then ya'll can start it off by killing me," Miser chants on "Might Be," a fierce anthem that's one of the more thoughtful musical responses to Sept.
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The miser Harpagon wishes his daughter Elise to marry a wealthy old man, Anselme, who will accept her without a dowry, but she loves the penniless Valere.
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However, the film's biggest coup was getting rubber-faced Jim Carrey to play the titular miser. And the work of Oscar-winning make-up maestro Rick Baker in transforming the $20 million-a-movie star into the grouch is nothing short of fantastic.
The story of that infamous old miser Ebeneezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounter with the true spirit of Christmas - A Christmas Carol - is appearing at the Playhouse, Artillery Street from Thursday, Deember 9 until Sunday, December 12.
But now Fiat want to turn the heat up further - with their motoring miser, the turbo diesel model.