Apostolic, Encratic, Pythagorean, Rechabite, Shaker, Spartan, Stoic, abstemious, abstinent, ascetic, austere, celibate, chaste, continent, dwarfed, dwarfish, exiguous, fasting, frugal, fruitarian, impoverished, jejune, lean, limited, meager, mean, miserly, narrow, nephalistic, niggardly, on the wagon, paltry, parsimonious, poor, puny, quadragesimal, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, sexually abstinent, skimp, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, sworn off, teetotal, thin, uneating, unfed, unnourishing, unnutritious, vegetarian, watered, watery
regularity of recurrence, periodicity, intermittence, beat, oscillation, pulse, pulsation, rhythm, alternation, alternateness, alternativeness, alternity, bout, round, revolution, rotation, turn, say, anniversary, jubilee, centenary, catamenia, courses, menses, menstrual flux, rota, cycle, period, stated time, routine, days of the week, Sunday, Monday, months of the year, January, feast, fast, Christmas, Easter, New Year's day, Allhallows, Allhallowmas, All Saints' Day, All Souls', All Souls' Day, Ash Wednesday, bicentennial, birthday, bissextile, Candlemas, Dewali, groundhog day, Halloween, Hallowmas, Lady day, leap year, Midsummer day, Muharram, woodchuck day, St. Swithin's day, natal day, yearbook, yuletide, punctuality, regularity, steadiness, periodic, periodical, serial, recurrent, cyclical, rhythmical, recurring, intermittent, remittent, alternate, every other, hourly, diurnal, daily, quotidian, tertian, weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadary, biweekly, fortnightly, bimonthly, catamenial, monthly, menstrual, yearly, annual, biennial, triennial, centennial, secular, paschal, lenten
, regular, steady, punctual, regular as clockwork, periodically, at regular intervals, at stated times, at fixed established, at established periods, punctually, de die in diem, from day to day, day by day, by turns, in turn, in rotation, alternately, every other day, off and on, ride and tie, round and round.
fasting, xerophagy, famishment, starvation, fast, jour maigre, fast day, banyan day, Lent, quadragesima, Ramadan, Ramazan, spare diet, meager diet, lenten
entertainment, soupe maigre, short commons, Barmecide feast, short rations, lenten
, quadragesimal, unfed, starved, half-starved, fasting, hungry.