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scarcity
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Twelfth Night
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  • He is very well-favoured, and he speaks very shrewishly; one would think his mother’s milk were scarce out of him.
  • Would you’d pardon me; I do not without danger walk these streets: Once in a sea-fight, ’gainst the count, his galleys, I did some service; of such note, indeed, That, were I ta’en here, it would scarce be answered.
  • Ay, but he will not now be pacified: Fabian can scarce hold him yonder.
  • There’s no remedy, sir: he will fight with you for’s oath sake: marry, he hath better bethought him of his quarrel, and he finds that now scarce to be worth talking of: therefore, draw for the supportance of his vow; he protests he will not hurt you.

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

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