Thesaurus / scant

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Oh, but how scant the utterance, and how faint, to my conceit!
The brilliant sun of the tropics, burning mercilessly through the rarefied air, causes the scant vegetation to wither.
INCA LANDHIRAM BINGHAM
Many men with scant practical knowledge are attracted to it.
THE AMAZING ARGENTINEJOHN FOSTER FRASER
There were chairs in scant clusters, places from which one could gaze.
In very recent years, within one scant century, we are letting the girls go to school, even to college.
THE HOMECHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN
The light within had been placed at the further end of the cell, and the visitor's own lantern gave but scant illumination.
THE STRONG ARMROBERT BARR
The furniture is rather plain and scant, for Rob has not yet got to be a great engineer working on his own account.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Of Roman Catholic theologians in Bohemia also scant mention at this period is required.
And with scant ceremony the dreary party was hustled out through a paved court-yard to a gate-way opening on a side street.
WARING'S PERILCHARLES KING
The scant inches between them felt like an unbridgeable gap.

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