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synonyms for scanty

  • insufficient
  • meager
  • scant
  • skimpy
  • sparse
  • close
  • failing
  • limited
  • little
  • narrow
  • poor
  • short
  • shy
  • spare
  • bare
  • barely sufficient
  • deficient
  • exiguous
  • minimal
  • rare
  • restricted
  • scrimpy
  • slender
  • sparing
  • stingy
  • thin
  • tight
  • wanting
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antonyms for scanty

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  • adequate
  • enough
  • full
  • sufficient
  • OK
  • generous
  • great
  • large
  • open
  • strong
  • thick
  • unreserved
  • unrestricted
  • abundant
  • ample
  • plentiful
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How to use scanty in a sentence

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They could not take both horses; feed would be scanty there, and there would be no need of two horses.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He had received the scanty education generally bestowed upon the sons of small yeomen at the beginning of the present century.
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He was a fat, heavy man of about fifty years of age, and his scanty hair was turning grey.
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It had been very scanty information and late in its arrival—too late to enable the master manhunter to block the plan.
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The scanty income she had saved from her mother's property rendered it necessary for her to live with the utmost frugality.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Half wet through, and tolerably fatigued, I retired to my couch of dry leaves immediately after partaking of our scanty meal.
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The produce here is scanty; but being so near the port, it repays the labour and expense of cultivation.
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The scanty ruins of the castle where the prince was born still overlook the town.
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Here and there they distinguished red cliffs, and some signs of a scanty and burnt up vegetation.
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WORDS RELATED TO SCANTY

  • arid
  • barren
  • blank
  • bleak
  • clear
  • desert
  • desolate
  • empty
  • lacking
  • mean
  • open
  • poor
  • scanty
  • scarce
  • stark
  • unfurnished
  • vacant
  • vacuous
  • void
  • wanting
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