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scarcity
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • His master and he, saving your worship’s reverence, are scarce cater-cousins— LAUNCELOT.
  • Bring me the fairest creature northward born, Where Phoebus’ fire scarce thaws the icicles, And let us make incision for your love To prove whose blood is reddest, his or mine.
  • There I have another bad match: a bankrupt, a prodigal, who dare scarce show his head on the Rialto; a beggar, that used to come so smug upon the mart; let him look to his bond: he was wont to call me usurer; let him look to his bond: he was wont to lend money for a Christian courtesy; let him look to his bond.

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  • There is a scarcity of work in the region.
  • Work is scarce in the region.

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