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meager
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
lacking in quantity or quality
  • The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face, his hair and beard long, ragged, and singed in several places.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (40% in)
  • His visage was meagre, his hair lank and thin, and his voice hollow.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (67% in)
  • That a weak diseased body, a meagre countenance, and sallow complexion, are the true marks of noble blood; and a healthy robust appearance is so disgraceful in a man of quality, that the world concludes his real father to have been a groom or a coachman.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (47% in)

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