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meager
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
deficient — especially in amount
  • After all, the pigs might come along and eat the hat, which was one of the solidest comforts in his meager existence.
    Chapters 3-4 (84% in)
  • They had gone to sleep in the wagon's meager shade; the shade had moved, but not the Irishmen.
    Chapters 13-14 (48% in)
  • His style was extravagant and his resources meager.
    Chapters 15-16 (40% in)
  • Roy Suggs methodically tore the tent apart and poked through all the men's meager belongings, hoping to find valuables.
    Chapters 70-71 (96% in)

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