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scanty
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
small in amount — often inadequate

or:

of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • She found a peasant and his wife, hard working, bent down by care and labour, distributing a scanty meal to five hungry babes.
    Chapter 1 (69% in)

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