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scarcity
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The Time Machine
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  • At first I scarce thought of stopping, scarce thought of anything but these new sensations.
  • At first I scarce thought of stopping, scarce thought of anything but these new sensations.
  • You can scarce imagine how nauseatingly inhuman they looked—those pale, chinless faces and great, lidless, pinkish-grey eyes!
  • But I had scarce entered this when my light was blown out and in the blackness I could hear the Morlocks rustling like wind among leaves, and pattering like the rain, as they hurried after me.

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

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