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The cheeks were thinner, the weak hair seemed scantier, the truthful grey eyes had acquired an habitual expression of pain.

The scanty meals were even scantier than before, and her shabby mourning was getting shabbier and duller.

It was ascertained that the supply of arms and ammunition was scanty and imperfect, and the supply of food still scantier.

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

Thank heaven they will receive scantier mercy at his hands than they received at the king's.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scantier, such as: bare, close, deficient, exiguous, failing, and insufficient.

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