Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The support of the Bishop of Cambray was scantier than he wished.

Perhaps they thought it better that he should not see their scantier fare.

Sometimes it was scantier than at other times and it varied in length.

That night the gathering about the board was scantier than it had been for many a long day.

At the side it is scantier and shows the motion of the figure in walking.

As wild, with a scantier population, and the same primitive joys and dangers.

Sam was already a fair waterman; he at least spent all his scant leisure and scantier pennies in learning that arduous profession.

Soon it was generally felt that matters were as bad as ever, and with scantier chances of improvement.

Here they are scantier, and gotten with great difficulty; there much larger, and with greater ease.

A little later the sub-deacon wore a tunicle, which was a scantier dalmatic.