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sumptuary

sumptuary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sumptuary

Definition
(adj) regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior
Example Sentence
  • sumptuary laws discouraging construction of large houses on small plots
  • sumptuary laws forbidding gambling

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sumptuary

SUMPTUARY=CONSUMPTION. Regulation of CONSUMPTION.
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by dshefman

All the time he is going to sum of the money remaining at him i.e very much careful at spending.
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