pecunious


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pecunious

(pɪˈkjuːnɪəs)
adj
1. literary having plenty of money; wealthy
2. US miserly; thrifty
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For example, Hans Haacke's celebrated Olgemalde, Hommage a Marcel Broodthaers (Oil Painting, Homage to Marcel Broodthaers), 1982, links a painted portrait of Ronald Reagan's pinched and pecunious countenance not just to a photograph of the 500,000 people who assembled at a 1982 no-nukes rally in New York, hut, importantly, to a blown-up representation of the black-and-white celluloid frame that constituted Eva Cockroft's photographic capture of this crowd.
You sell her to a rich person for a lot of money; you sell him to a lonesome pecunious widow.