scanty

All Noun Adjective
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  • His means were scanty, but he thought he had money enough to reach that place. Cited from Twentieth Century Negro Literature, by Various
  • He received only the scantiest education in the schools near his home. Cited from History of American Literature,Reuben Post Halleck
  • The cause of his death were scanty at the time of his death.
  • They gave us but scanty food, and allowed us but little water. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Such scanty knowledge, and so base materials, go but a little way towards science. Cited from New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology, Volume I, by Bryant
  • Due to scanty historical records, little is known of the man or his activities.
  • After taking our scanty meal, most of us lay down to rest again. Cited from Twice Lost, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The scanty population of the district turned out to the last man. Cited from The Ordeal, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • What other help she needed, he would give her out of his scanty leisure. Cited from The Brentons, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • When they remove from one place to another, they carry with them their scanty property. Cited from The Gipsies' Advocate, by James Crabb
  • But normal problems at other times can also cause scanty blood flow.
  • From the scanty evidence available it would appear that the new religion at first made little progress.
  • But my tears are scantier by far than they were in years gone by. Cited from Hung Lou Meng, Book II, by Cao Xueqin
  • After a rather scanty education, he entered his father's business, but later took a farm.
  • I took every care of my scanty stock of money, but at last it came to an end. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • Information about its origin is scanty, but a lot of the material came with the party.
  • His dark brown hair, dry and scanty at five-and-twenty, still fell in waves. Cited from Girlhood and Womanhood, by Sarah Tytler
  • They stopped about the middle of the afternoon to rest the horses and serve men and women with scanty food. Cited from Before the Dawn, by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • Though some locals returned after several years, this resulted in a scanty population.
  • Scanty facts about her provide only a few possible clues to her past.
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