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Perversely, limited supply is sometimes the obstacle to faster distribution, health officials say, because there is reluctance to set up vaccination sites and mobilize beleaguered medical workers only to perform a meager number of inoculations.
This report, however, was very meager and lacking in any profusion of mechanical detail.
I have no memory of either parent and my information concerning them is meager and second hand.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
The surname Thin has the same meaning as Meagre, from which the common name Meager comes.
Old Lewson, the man who sat under the apple tree, gave his meager property to his children.
A human lamprey, sticking himself always at the thin and meager board of the poor, a vile parasite, but holy!
She stooped, and grasped the babe in her hands with a passion that tore the meager clothing from its body.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
Meager indeed is our knowledge of this only British bard whose works have endured through thirty centuries.
The storm had loosened the meager hair, had flung it in disorder over the fisher-girl's shoulders.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
Munching their horse-meat, clutching their meager garments, they elbowed about the fires saying little.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON

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