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scarcely : Related Words Words similar in meaning to scarcely

tightness

  • noun a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    stringency.
  • noun a tight feeling in some part of the body
    constriction.
    • he felt a constriction in her chest
    • she felt an alarming tightness in her chest
    • emotion caused a constriction of his throat

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infrequency

  • noun noteworthy scarcity
    rareness; rarity.

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

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dearth

  • noun an acute insufficiency
    famine; shortage.
  • noun an insufficient quantity or number
    paucity.

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meagre

  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    stingy; scrimpy; meager; meagerly.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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uneathes

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scarcity

  • noun a small and inadequate amount
    scarceness.

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uneath

Not easy; difficult; hard. Obs.
Who he was, uneath was to descry. Spenser.

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

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undermethylation

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rarely

  • adverb not often
    seldom.
    • we rarely met

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stingy

  • adjective unwilling to spend
    ungenerous.
    • she practices economy without being stingy
    • an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds
  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    scrimpy; meager; meagerly; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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rareness

  • noun noteworthy scarcity
    infrequency; rarity.

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certainly

  • adverb definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')
    sure; sure enough; sure as shooting; surely; for certain; for sure.
    • the results are surely encouraging
    • she certainly is a hard worker
    • it's going to be a good day for sure
    • they are coming, for certain
    • they thought he had been killed sure enough
    • he'll win sure as shooting
    • they sure smell good
    • sure he'll come

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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scarceness

  • noun a small and inadequate amount
    scarcity.

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meager

  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    stingy; scrimpy; meagerly; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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remotely

  • adverb in a remote manner
    • when the measured speech of the chorus passes over into song the tones are, remotely but unmistakably, those taught by the orthodox liturgy
  • adverb to a remote degree
    • it is remotely possible

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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only

  • adjective satellite being the only one; single and isolated from others
    lonesome; solitary; sole; lone.
    • the lone doctor in the entire county
    • a lonesome pine
    • an only child
    • the sole heir
    • the sole example
    • a solitary instance of cowardice
    • a solitary speck in the sky
  • adjective satellite exclusive of anyone or anything else
    alone.
    • she alone believed him
    • cannot live by bread alone
    • I'll have this car and this car only

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meagerly

  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    stingy; scrimpy; meager; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare
  • adverb to a meager degree or in a meager manner
    sparingly; meagrely; slenderly.
    • these voices are meagerly represented at the conference
    • the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources

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probably

  • adverb with considerable certainty; without much doubt
    belike; likely; in all likelihood; in all probability.
    • He is probably out of the country
    • in all likelihood we are headed for war
  • adverb easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
    plausibly; credibly; believably.
    • he talked plausibly before the committee
    • he will probably win the election

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hardly

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; barely; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb almost not
    scarcely.
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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scrimpy

  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    stingy; meager; meagerly; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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paucity

  • noun an insufficient quantity or number
    dearth.

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plenty

  • noun a full supply
    plentifulness; plentitude; plenteousness; plenitude.
    • there was plenty of food for everyone
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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stringency

  • noun a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    tightness.
  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    strictness.

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scarcely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb almost not
    hardly.
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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barely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb in a sparse or scanty way
    scantily.
    • a barely furnished room

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rarity

  • noun noteworthy scarcity
    rareness; infrequency.
  • noun a rarified quality
    low density; tenuity.
    • the tenuity of the upper atmosphere

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overmuch

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email
  • adjective satellite very great in quantity; overabundant
    • showed overmuch affection

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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