meagre

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • The other books in the field are either too meagre or too advanced. Cited from An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England, Cheyney
  • Germany, in spite of her meagre records, can show at least one great name. Cited from Woman's Work in Music, by Arthur Elson
  • With this meagre sum she supported herself and later five children as well.
  • And all the while, the best that he could get out of his industry was a meagre living. Cited from A Book of Prefaces, by H. L. Mencken
  • He watched the men at work upon their various claims, and noted how meagre was their success. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • Goods facilities lasted for another two years but they themselves were very meagre.
  • By the end of his life he had become reduced to living in a meagre flat.
  • They suffered under basic and meagre food supplies while being driven to continue on.
  • The two somewhat meagre letters which remain belonging to this year tell us hardly anything. Cited from The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1, by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • This left his wife to bring up alone his two children on a meagre salary.
  • In addition to their meagre diet, they have no good company nor any entertainment.
  • A whole family would work from morning until late at night for very meagre earnings.
  • John bought every paper and devoured the meagre lines which left so much between them. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • There was no education for all this mass of people, and their religion was of a meagre character. Cited from History Of Egypt, Volume 6 (of 12), by G. Maspero
  • It was very difficult to lead the life with their meagre income.
  • Richard Williams gave a full account of himself, but only a meagre report was recorded. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • What had been enough to start one so well in life would only have been a meagre provision for two. Cited from The Mask, by Arthur Hornblow
  • To-day, those seen are large; very soon they will become small, meagre, and will change colour. Cited from Mission to Central Africa in 1850-51, Volume 1, by James Richardson
  • By its meagre light you may take a final glance at the little family; you will never see them together again. Cited from A Window in Thrums, by J. M. Barrie
  • Indeed, for fifteen years previous to the time of my visit his published writings had been rather meagre. Cited from The Reminiscences of an Astronomer, by Simon Newcomb
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