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The Return of the King
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scarcity
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The Return of the King
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  • The Pelennor lay dim beneath him, fading away to the scarce guessed line of the Great River.
  • And there at the door were two guards in the livery of the Citadel: one tall, but the other scarce the height of a boy; and when he saw them he cried aloud in surprise and joy.
  • ’Surely,’ he cried, ’this is the greatest jest in all the history of Gondor: that we should ride with seven thousands, scarce as many as the vanguard of its army in the days of its power, to assail the mountains and the impenetrable gate of the Black Land!

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

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