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dearth
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
an insufficient quantity or number
  • Yet the world is full of 'dark silent men' and 'languorous brunettes' who haven't a brain in their heads, but somehow are never accused of the dearth."
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (24% in)

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