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  • He fancied that she nodded her comprehension; and with that scant solace he had to trudge off through the rain.
  • He had foreseen an immediate demand for money, but not a permanent drain on his scant resources.

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  • I had a strong suspicion, but scanty evidence.
  • It was a gloomy company that huddled under the dripping trees to eat their scanty supper.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia

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