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conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

Synonyms for meager

deficient in amount or quality or extent

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Budgets allocated to all provinces indicated Kandahar will get $33 million (1,652 million afs), he said, adding the amount was too meager at a time when the province needed more funds.
Jacaranda managing director Richard Meager said: "We are really enjoying working with this group of students.
A TOUGH war is expected tonight for the British lightweight title between well-matched Mancunians John Murray and Lee Meager, but undefeated Murray should end up with his hand raised after 12 gruelling rounds in Wigan.
Alan, 49, and Kate Meager, 55, had their own business, a US holiday home, and a rented-out flat but claimed pounds 3,400 in council tax benefits.
Joyo said the lands will be given free to poor people mainly meager and landless farmers.
Self-publishing can potentially be much more lucrative than landing a publisher, since publishers all too frequently come with meager royalty rates, a typical 18-24 month wait to publication, the loss of book rights, and minimal or nonexistent help with marketing.
While these are the gripes in most large cities -- and most of them tend to have a meager middle-class population -- it's only getting worse in L.
Initially, Lilly helps Nouria with her business of laundering clothes, but then she opens a school to teach the Koran to poorer children and contributes to Nouria's meager income.
Although the selection of DVD movies formatted for Blu-ray is meager, Samsung is charging out in front with this model, which is compatible with most of today's standard DVD formats.
As Gore Vidal wrote in 1966, "If most men and women were forced to rely upon physical charm to attract lovers, their sexual lives would be not only meager but in a youth-worshipping country like America painfully brief.
As I sit at my desk the middle of July and look at the mountain of projects I have to get to before the week is done, I will offer one meager excuse for why my "To Do" pile is far higher than my "Finished" pile: The staff of Recycling Today has traveled steadily throughout the past three months.
McClory's article is a wake-up call for those of us who are used to the "sisters" subsidizing our meager Sunday contributions.
BOXING buddies Lee Meager and Dave Stewart will become ring rivals for 12 rounds when they square off on May 12.
Watson, the 24-year-old Celtic and Scottish champion, gets this opportunity despite losing to Salford's Lee Meager last time out.
Indeed, the Times' Herbert seems to think famine, pestilence, and death will follow the meager nick of less than $40 billion over five years.