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just sufficient

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conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

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work hastily or carelessly

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limit in quality or quantity

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supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

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To date, African Americans have received scant mention in the annals of the American West.
This is a seller's market, where supply is scant in the face of huge demand, with the condo market in particular coming to the fore.
As Michael Bath has noted, the connection between emblem books and commonplace books has received scant attention.
Scant mention is made as well of Smith's influence on Warhol, or of the complex interaction among Smith and Charles Ludlam, Robert Wilson, and Ronald Tavel and how these artists taught each other what it meant to be queer in the early '60s.
Solar physicists have had scant clues about why this switch happens, but a new study suggests that the clouds, known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs), play a central role.
During the sixteenth century the Gonzaga family amassed an extensive collection of tapestries, one of the most important in Italy; these tapestries, however, are rarely mentioned in traditional accounts of Renaissance art, and they have received only scant attention from scholars.
In that sense, it's not just the scant imagery that makes the work appear somewhat incomplete.
Even then, businessmen are given scant consideration as developers, owners or operators of housing.
But because plutonium turned out to be so much better for nuclear weapons, researchers have paid scant attention to neptunium.
This may explain the scant critical attention paid them in this century; as interest in once-peripheral texts continues to dilate, these lesser lights may come to be studied and taught more often, especially now that they are more available.
With a scant few months to assemble one of the art world's preeminent exhibitions, "time" has certainly been at issue.
Brantingham proposes, however, that hunter-gatherers lived in this region by successfully contending with severe cold and scant water supplies.
As for the text, Schutze's two chapters constitute a skillful analysis of Stanzione's stylistic development so far as it can be pieced together from the scant evidence, especially with regard to the early work.
The temptation is to view this bad taste as self-conscious, even funny, though the evidence supporting the latter interpretation is scant. One begins to suspect, nonetheless, that the subject of Overby's corpus cannot be boiled down to works executed in an acceptable style (which is the gist of accounts emphasizing the more palatable cast latex reliefs, etc.).
"Our result is especially exciting because stellar collisions have long been predicted on theoretical grounds" but evidence has been scant, says Saffer.