Thesaurus / scarce

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He affirms, That scarce a poet from Homer down to Dryden ever felt his fire diminished merely by his advance in years.

I cannot say he is any better this morning—he is in a very dangerous state—I have scarce any hopes of him.

Lost in this mood, the voice of Emmet came to his ears with a shock, a mere succession of sounds with scarce a meaning.

The Mayor of WarwickHerbert M. Hopkins

We had scarce been happy a fortnight, when a letter came from Colonel Raynal.

White LiesCharles Reade

She had scarce reached her favorite lookout spot, a shaded cliff, when she saw Goodnow approaching.

The Girl From Tim's PlaceCharles Clark Munn

Freight was scarce and, had it not been for government shipments, some of the railroads would have been abandoned.

The Sequel of AppomattoxWalter Lynwood Fleming

His voice grew faint, till they could scarce hear its murmur.

Yea, worthy sir, but scarce befitting this reverend assembly.

Had the Egyptians sallied forth to smite, scarce a sword would have flashed, so dear seemed martyrdom.

God Wills It!William Stearns Davis

That scarce one Part in five that fell to my Lot was worth the Labour.

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