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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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Someone to Watch Over Me" begins sparely, with woodwinds setting up a harmonic coloration for Gardner's slow ad lib opening phrase, which gradually attracts rhythmic definition, and then more rich harmonies and subtly scored obbligatos for the reeds and brass.
Those who love to be challenged by words should respond avidly to the highly original, repetitive, and sparely punctuated verse that may be read rapidly for heightened effect.
The sparely populated Northern Territory was originally patrolled by South Australian police but in 1911 came the Northern Territory Police who patrolled the outback in an attempt to discourage cattle theft, protect the aboriginal tribes and control the liquor trade.
In the summer, White hit Perry on the his sometimes sparely documented work schedules, for which he dubbed the governor "Part-Time Perry.
It will be sparely applicable to the BWD also," Raja added.
Sparely appointed, it culminates in a minimalist marble desk.
The move will "level the playing field" with other media that pay commissions, McClatchy told shareholders at the sparely attended annual convention.
Whether that's on an island or in a desert or a sparely populated rural area matters less.
However, we used these subtle touches sparely, as we did not want to make them obvious or a novelty; we wanted them to add some weight to the sense of place the W Doha has.
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.
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.
Peseroff accomplishes this feat so sparely and economically.