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scanty
used in Nineteen Minutes

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Definition
small in amount — often inadequate

or:

of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • Josie sat on the hood of Matt's Saab in the student parking lot, thinking that it was closer to summer than it was to the start of this school year, that in a scant three months, she would officially be a member of the senior class.
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