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See definition of rarer on Dictionary.com
  • adj.exceptional, infrequent
  • adj.precious, excellent
  • adj.not fully cooked

synonyms for rarer

  • extraordinary
  • limited
  • occasional
  • scarce
  • singular
  • strange
  • subtle
  • uncommon
  • unique
  • unlikely
  • unthinkable
  • unusual
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • deficient
  • few
  • few and far between
  • flimsy
  • inconceivable
  • isolated
  • light
  • out of the ordinary
  • rarefied
  • recherché
  • scanty
  • scattered
  • seldom
  • semioccasional
  • short
  • sparse
  • sporadic
  • subtile
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • unfrequent
  • unheard of
  • unimaginable
  • unwonted
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antonyms for rarer

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  • common
  • commonplace
  • familiar
  • frequent
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • standard
  • sufficient
  • usual
  • cheap
  • typical
  • well-done
  • worthless
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How to use rarer in a sentence

Nothing is rarer than atheistical princes, and nothing more common than very bad and very religious tyrants.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
This was rarer at football than at cricket, for at football the better team generally wins.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
The coincidence is here far more remarkable, because of far rarer occurrence, than the drawing of the white ball.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
I'll to Afric, lion-haunted, where the giant forest yields Rarer robes and finer tissue than are sold at Spitalfields.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
It is not that voices are rarer, or talent less widely bestowed by nature.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
He was one of those officers, luckily becoming rarer, who believe in cast-iron discipline amounting almost to tyranny.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
They were beings who breathed a rarer air than she had ever known.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
The gift is certainly one of rarer occurrence among theological writers than in the class of general historians.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
But though the rifle-bullets were rarer for a day or two, shells certainly were not, and continued with the utmost regularity.
THE DOINGS OF THE FIFTEENTH INFANTRY BRIGADEEDWARD LORD GLEICHEN
It is much rarer than the goat in the oldest lake-dwellings, but gradually becomes more abundant, especially in the Bronze period.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
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