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They grow hungry and decide to split an apple, but half an apple feels meager.
BANACH-TARSKI AND THE PARADOX OF INFINITE CLONINGMAX G. LEVYAUGUST 26, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
In a world inundated with self-prescribed hacks, quick fixes, and countless other silver bullets—the majority of which are plentiful on promises yet meager on results—it’s easy to forget the importance of hard work.
TWO SIMPLE RULES FOR PROGRESSING AT ANYTHINGCOBRIENJULY 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Despite meager supply and swift home-price growth, the purchase market remains strong.
MORTGAGE RATES ARE DRIVEN DOWN TO THEIR LOWEST LEVELS SINCE WINTERKATHY ORTONJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, the returns have been meager, as the Office of Lottery and Gaming’s interim executive director Ridgely Bennett acknowledged in a council hearing last month.
AUDITOR: D.C.’S SPORTS BETTING COMPANY IS FAR BEHIND ON REQUIREMENT TO HIRE LOCALLYJULIE ZAUZMERJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The series takes a group of strangers from different walks of life and strands them in the wilderness with only the clothes on their backs and some meager supplies.
THE 10 BEST OUTDOOR REALITY SHOWS OF ALL TIMEMIKE BLOOMJULY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
More than anything, these are stories about work—about what we sacrifice in the name of money, power, prestige or, ostensibly, art, and what meager rewards such self-flagellation can yield.
FLACK IS THE MOST DELECTABLE IN A NEW WAVE OF SHOWS ABOUT THE WORKAHOLICS WHO MAKE HOLLYWOOD RUNJUDY BERMANJUNE 11, 2021TIME
Uber, other gig companies spend nearly $200 million to knock down an employment law they don’t like — and it might workThe Prop 22 campaign drew attention to the harsh working conditions and meager wages drivers can face on the job.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE UBER DRIVERS GONE?FAIZ SIDDIQUIMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Extrapolating from this meager sample to the rest of the world, tiny pebbles from space account for a whopping 5,200 metric tons of weight gain each year, researchers report in the April 15 Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
EARTH SWEEPS UP 5,200 TONS OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL DUST EACH YEARSID PERKINSAPRIL 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That’s only fueled concern among US politicians and some industry leaders about the US’s relatively meager domestic manufacturing capacity for these chips, and high-tech manufacturing more broadly.
WHY A GLOBAL CHIP SHORTAGE IS SCREWING UP AMERICA’S PICKUP TRUCKSREBECCA HEILWEILAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
He used the proceeds from the scam to supplement his meager $28,000 annual salary.
INSIDER TRADING INDICTMENT HIGHLIGHTS CONTACTS WITH BLOOMBERG REPORTERERIK WEMPLEAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO MEAGER

  • bare
  • deficient
  • faint
  • feeble
  • fragile
  • inconsiderable
  • insufficient
  • little
  • meager
  • poor
  • remote
  • scant
  • scanty
  • scarce
  • short
  • shy
  • slight
  • small
  • spare
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • wanting
  • weak
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