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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPARINGLY

Not until I had learnt to do this was I given back my joys, and then sparingly.

This method is only sparingly permissible with an adequate textbook.

Pray let me have your judgment—not sparingly, but in all candour.

Even the writings of the living are sparingly admitted here.

Jewels are worn but sparingly by young women in their first season in society.

Even that had to be sparingly used on account of the scarcity of water.

With calcium it is said to yield a scarlet, sparingly soluble in water.

Soap is to be used but sparingly in the bath of young children.

“The matches will last if we use them sparingly,” Jerry replied.

She would have to use them sparingly for she might not be able to get any more for a long time.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from present participle of spare (v.) + -ly (2).

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