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sparse
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
not dense; or few in number and spread out
  • The little but with its sparsely thatched roof sagged at one corner.
    p. 92.9
  • Kit looked around at the much mended clothing and the sparse furnishings of the little room.
    p. 105.9

There are no more uses of "sparse" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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