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used in My Antonia

2 uses
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shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (20% in)
  • I guess rabbits must be getting scarce in this locality.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (50% in)

There are no more uses of "scarcity" in My Antonia.

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