And we hand out permission to use these deadly weapons with the scantest
regard to the character and ability of the individual.
of the implied contrast--which somehow carries only the scantest
1, and snowpacks remain among the scantest
ever, Todd said.
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.
But the book, by Michael Stewart \and Mark Bramble, provides only the scantest
link between one vintage song and the next.
Oral histories of black veterans do display such an awareness, but they are disjointed and elliptical, often containing only the scantest
hints at the totality of the testifying person.
The natural questioning of perceived wisdom has to be tempered by the scantest
assessment of the facts.
Despite the dominance of social service provision in Australia by nonprofit organisations since the 1820s (Dickey 1987), few studies of Australia's post World War Two "welfare state" pay them even the scantest