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meager
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The Aeneid
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  • Cornels and salvage berries of the wood, And roots and herbs, have been my meager food.
  • "Scarce had the rising sun the day reveal’d, Scarce had his heat the pearly dews dispell’d, When from the woods there bolts, before our sight, Somewhat betwixt a mortal and a sprite, So thin, so ghastly meager, and so wan, So bare of flesh, he scarce resembled man.

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  • They danced for the rest of the half hour, stopping to swallow their meager lunches only while Signor Carlotti was changing the phonograph between songs.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Inside, along with the rest of our meager possessions, were the Tales.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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