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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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Javier Hernandez scored in injury time, but that goal was the scantest of consolations for a United side that has now lost three of their last five league games, something which has not happened since 2004.
The body of research that focuses on minority women is the scantest of all, and is even more dominated by research on African-Americans than is the research on minority faculty in general.
The case was decided by the scantest of majorities: 5-4.
He's that close to being perfect, physically and mentally," Frank says of Nicky, who has cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder, illustrating his belief by leaving just the scantest bit of space between his finger and thumb as he says it.
Thought not, and you'd need to do a fair bit of detective work to find even the scantest details of it at official site britishhorseracing.
We are now spending billions upon billions to subsidize the conversion of corn to ethanol, a practice that creates the scantest possible environmental benefit while driving up food prices enormously.
It is always amazing to see how historians are able to reconstruct ancient cultures from the scantest of clues, and Outram reveals how butchery marks on bones, waxy residues on drinking vessels, and a host of other sources of evidence are employed.
But one of Brown's most endearing traits is that he tells you openly that he does not believe he has any "supernatural" abilities; rather his act is based on his jaw-dropping abilities to read a person's character, sometimes with only the scantest of contact between them.
Armed with the scantest of knowledge about his destination, filmmaker Carl Denham sails toward Skull Island with his cast and crew, determined to make the greatest motion picture of all times.
And we hand out permission to use these deadly weapons with the scantest regard to the character and ability of the individual.
1, and snowpacks remain among the scantest ever, Todd said.
A key passage in understanding the poem, one to which Muller pays but the scantest attention, is AL 2.
The story gives only the scantest attention to the "turnaround firm" proposal (53 words out of 440 written), while the headline, too, plays down the development, phlegmatically informing us: "New School Board Acts Promptly.