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scanty
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
small in amount — often inadequate

or:

of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • Subsequently Nelson began each day by standing with his face three inches from the framed mirror and laboriously combing his scant hair in our living room, while smiling so broadly we feared his molars would pop out.
    Book 2 — Revelation (56% in)

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