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dearth
used in King Lear

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Definition
an insufficient quantity or number
  • I promise you, the effects he writes of succeed unhappily: as of unnaturalness between the child and the parent; death, dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities; divisions in state, menaces and maledictions against king and nobles; needless diffidences, banishment of friends, dissipation of cohorts, nuptial breaches, and I know not what.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (80% in)

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