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  • He put his boot on what he had spat, wiping his sole along it, and bent, showing a rawskinned crown, scantily haired.
  • He tossed it off the pan on to a plate and let the scanty brown gravy trickle over it.
  • This was scant said but all cried with one acclaim nay, by our Virgin Mother, the wife should live and the babe to die.
  • Her hair is scant and lank.
  • The scanty, daringly short skirt, riding up at the knee to show a peep of white pantalette, is a potent weapon and transparent stockings, emeraldgartered, with the long straight seam trailing up beyond the knee, appeal to the better instincts of the blasť man about town.

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  • I had a strong suspicion, but scanty evidence.
  • It was a gloomy company that huddled under the dripping trees to eat their scanty supper.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia

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