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scarcity
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • And the man, as the story goes, was so crazed with fear that he could scarce speak, but at last he said that he had indeed seen the unhappy maiden, with the hounds upon her track.

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

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