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  Words related to scarce

Related / Similar Words: barely, hardly, just, scarcely

 

Definition:
  • deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought";
  • not enough; hard to find; "meat was scarce during the war";
  • by a small margin; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats;

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    See Also: meager, meagre, meagerly

     

    Attributes: quantity

     

    Anagrams: caress, crease, scarer, Caesar

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 缺乏   Dutch: schaars  
    Estonian: napp   Finnish: niukka  
    French: rare   German: spärlich  
    Hungarian: ritka   Italian: scarso  
    Japanese: 稀な   Korean: 드문  
    Portuguese: escasso   Russian: скудный  
    Spanish: escaso   Swedish: knapp  
     
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