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scanty
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
small in amount — often inadequate

or:

of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • "— "Elinor," cried Marianne, "is this fair? is this just? are my ideas so scanty?
    Chapter 10 (31% in)

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