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meager
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
lacking in quantity or quality
  • Fearful, however, of losing this first and only opportunity of relieving my grief by imparting it, I, after a disturbed pause, contrived to frame a meagre, though, as far as it went, true response.
    Chapter 3 (68% in)
  • I drew out my purse; a meagre thing it was.
    Chapter 21 (20% in)

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