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Synonyms for spare

have mercy on

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Antonyms

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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Designed as a study guide for the American Heart Association's ACLS course, this book presents the material in a question-and-answer format, with both offered in the sparest form.
Lorenzo Thomas is a master of language and craft and his long awaited new collection showcases his agility--from rangy surrealism to the sparest blues to elegies of Vietnam that could only come from lived experience.
Rumsfeld, who wanted a lightning invasion by the sparest force possible, based on the ludicrous notion that Iraqis would not resist.
Honey" and "(Red)" embark with the sparest of parts but, by their finish, bristle with sounds made from Duct tape coin pianos, fretless banjos and slit gongs.
But the set itself, a huge, stark, grey, walled-in room with a tilted floor and the sparest of furniture, represented a shadow-filled abstraction of the gloomy psychological state imprisoning the characters, the tragic figure of Jenufa's stepmother, the Kostelnicka, in particular.
This approach of boiling down information to its sparest form might be appropriate for limited information use in which relatively fragmented chunks of information--such as phone numbers in an address book--are the appropriate unit size for conveying meaning.
The book is illustrated with black and white cartoons by Jeff Danziger and Signe Wilkinson, and it is noted that this sparest of forms is represented by staff cartoonists at fewer than one-tenth of U.
Crane probably did not read his Anabase, but that work too tries to suggest the movement and destinies of peoples over vast tracts of space and to do so in the sparest and most allusive manner.
We'll mix with different cultures, get to travel internationally and learn Sparest," student Tammy Mamo said.
Her book is not necessarily the most authoritative, but it may be the sparest, most direct, and most scholarly.
In sojourns to other cultures, anthropologists discovered long ago that the sparest trappings can create powerful ritual spaces.
In some sections, pages are filled with block quotes, separated by only the sparest commentary.
Rather than simply enacting a narrative of nationalist exploits, Talbot is burdened with the task of generating in its sparest form the very possibilit of a vectored and narratable history out of representation's empty returns.
The birthday prayer of 1758 is typical: Almighty and most merciful Father, who yet sparest, and yet supportest me, who supportest me in my weakness, and sparest me in my sins, .
Even at the sparest level of description the extensive effort that went into formulating the Bulgarian Connection can be seen.