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Recent research has shown how our skimpy powder days and warm winter rains carry down the chain into summer and fall and impact water use, drought, and even fire resiliency.
A little trick with skimpy skirts whipped about plump calves crossed on over.
There were no pigs about when Sheppy was receiving his somewhat skimpy education, so he doesn't know what to do with Clementine.
Their skimpy portions of stew were spooned on magnesium plates.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Per contra, I had a skimpy bed and room, and just the necessaries of life as far as nursing was concerned.
"But we haven't got a tent, and our grub is pretty skimpy, say what you will," the grumbler went on to protest.
STORM-BOUNDALAN DOUGLAS
My mother raised my head and adjusted the bow on one of my skimpy little pigtails.
His skimpy blue blouse disclosed the roundness of his shoulders and accentuated the abnormal length of his arms.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
Six girls were in blue gingham frocks, all alike, and all made skimpy and awkward looking.
There is never enough to go around in an asylum, so things are always skimpy—at least in a poor asylum like ours.
ANNE OF GREEN GABLESLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

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