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Synonyms for spare

have mercy on

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go spare

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  • become angry
  • become upset
  • go mental
  • become distracted
  • become enraged
  • become mad
  • go up the wall
  • become distraught
  • blow your top
  • be or get pissed (off)
  • do your nut
  • have or throw a fit

Synonyms for spare

to treat with inordinate gentleness and care

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to free from an obligation or duty

to use without wasting

being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate

conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

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Synonyms for spare

an extra component of a machine or other apparatus

an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

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a score in tenpins

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refrain from harming

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save or relieve from an experience or action

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give up what is not strictly needed

use frugally or carefully

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thin and fit

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more than is needed, desired, or required

not taken up by scheduled activities

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kept in reserve especially for emergency use

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lacking in amplitude or quantity

lacking embellishment or ornamentation

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The author's short, sparely written chapters build to a shocking finale.
The simple set of four large canvases are moved by the players, all dressed in white, to change the sense of location, and a sparely used cello soundtrack sets the sombre tone.
Instruments were chosen sparely and simply, focusing on strings and drone: Elizabeth Marquart played the vielle, Rick Johnson the organistrum, and Mary Ross the marine trumpet.
In Central Asia, Russia was dealing with weak principalities to which the principle of the balance of power did not apply, and in Siberia-until it ran up against Japan-it was able to expand much as America had across a sparely populated continent.
according to resistance groups indicated that cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones were sparely used in public/ government setting, but more frequently used in private setting (9.
Two foot thick, stuccoed and white-washed stone foundation walls are sparely adorned with a calendar, the area's current hunting season regulations, pictures of game birds and animals, and an area topographical map.
He turned so suddenly she might have thought he had disappeared, and then she found herself climbing three flights of dark stairs and entering a high-ceilinged room, so sparely and quietly furnished it could have been a catalogue advertisement: Southeast Asian Style.
Impressions from cylinder seals are also attested in the material, albeit only sparely with just 42 pieces (3.
We left feeling very righteous that we had eaten so sparely on such delicious food; two hours later we were starving.
Art responded, quickly, sparely, witheringly, dismissively, and hysterically, "I feel so bad.
The show opens sparely and beautifully with a ballad, "Mama Who Bore Me," sung by Wendla, the female lead (Lea Michele, a gorgeous and talented singer-actor destined to be a big star).
The author's considerable contributions to British/European practice of TA therapy and teaching, lecturing and preaching are sparely presented.
As he does so, he constructs a romantic, even heroic, picture of Father Arturo, who lived sparely, in solidarity with the poor, who took an active interest in the young people of the neighbouring slums and was famous in Monte Plata for putting a cooking pot in front of the local bishop and telling him to serve himself.