sparely

All Adverb
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  • With all this hard work she lived as sparely as she could, that she might help her family. Cited from Sweden, Norway and Denmark, by Mary Wollstonecraft
  • However, she was only used sparely and did not appear in the final of the tournament.
  • In figure he was about the middle height, and strongly though sparely built. Cited from Elder Conklin and Other Stories, by Frank Harris
  • He was so sparely made, and his face being clean-shaven, he looked even younger. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • The country we saw to-day is very good, and covered with trees, but sparely inhabited. Cited from A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar, by G.B. English
  • She received me in perfect silence, in an apartment on the ground floor, very sparely furnished. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, Jan, 1858
  • The hills were very abrupt, and the fields but sparely scattered among the forest land. Cited from Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley
  • "Ye will live but sparely there!" said he, with a flicker of his ancient smile. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • The non-industrial Trombay during this time remained as sparely populated as ever.
  • She ate sparely; her breakfast was a glass of water or milk.
  • Hester was a tall young woman, sparely yet largely formed, of a grave aspect, which made her look older than she really was. Cited from Sylvia's Lovers Vol. I, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • For some time a painful silence reigned round the large table, to-day so sparely furnished with guests. Cited from Homo Sum, by Georg Ebers, v5
  • She drew back before me, and I stepped in and shut the door, finding myself in a rather large, sparely furnished room. Cited from The Indiscretion of the Duchess, by Anthony Hope
  • The rooms were sparely furnished, but with good store of books. Cited from The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens
  • Still without speaking he passed through a door on his right, and we followed him into a sparely furnished room lined with empty book-shelves. Cited from The Adventures of Harry Revel, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • She was a girl of nineteen, sparely made, and rather plain-featured, yet with a thoughtful, interesting face. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • Behind the schanzes the men, shooting sparely because of the loss of the reserve ammunition, at first held their own with little loss. Cited from From Capetown to Ladysmith, by G. W. Steevens
  • The interior consists of a sparely finished meeting room, with removable wooden partition.
  • What could there be to do in a sparely-populated agricultural district with, to appearance, hardly a cottage to a mile? Cited from Hodge and His Masters, by Richard Jefferies
  • Close at hand stood a tall, sparely built farmer with a cane in his hand and a fox-terrier by his side. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
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Meaning of sparely

  • adverb In a spare manner
    William held me longest with his recent bronzes sparely arranged at Waddington's galleries