sparing

 
sparing
adjective
1. (economical) 
a. parco 
My boss was awful. She was sparing of praise and generous with criticism.Mi jefa era horrorosa. Era parca en cumplidos y generosa con las críticas.
b. moderado 
Please be sparing with the pepper. I don't like spicy food.Por favor, sé moderado con la pimienta. No me gusta la comida picante.
2. (merciful) 
a. compasivo 
The book was sparing in its portrayal of radical religious groups.El libro era compasivo en su representación de grupos religiosos radicales.
sparing
adjective
1. (general) 
a. parco(a) 
sparing [ˈspɛərɪŋ]
adjective
1 (economical)
his sparing use of colour su parquedad or moderación en el uso del color; to be sparing in one's use of sth usar algo con moderación; to be sparing with or (formal) of sth: he was sparing with the wine no fue muy generoso con el vino; I've not been sparing with the garlic he sido generoso con el ajo; to be sparing of praise escatimar los elogios; ser parco en elogios
try to be sparing with the paper to be sparing with one's money with such a large family, she had to be sparing with the food she was sparing with heat and light
2 (merciful) piadoso; compasivo
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