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Synonyms for scanty

Synonyms for scanty

conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

Synonyms for scanty

short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)

lacking in amplitude or quantity

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In finding Dr Martin's fitness to practise impaired, GMC panel chairman Professor Brian Gomes da Costa said: "Dr Martin's decisions to administer large doses of strong painkilling drugs were made on the scantiest of evidence.
In delivering its verdict, panel chairman Professor Brian Gomes da Costa said: "Dr Martin's decisions to administer large doses of strong painkilling drugs were made on the scantiest of evidence.
But these mistakes are only the most obvious misreadings made by Tennyson in a poem that bears the scantiest possible resemblance to the volume by which it claims to have been inspired.
Boost your brain," prods the label of Breyers Smart Yogurt with DHA Omega-3: Yet there's only the scantiest evidence that DHA can prevent memory loss, boost your IQ, or do anything else to your mind.
Clad in the scantiest of panties, this barely concealed bumwas plastered over a huge advertising hoarding that spannedthe road, effectivelyherding in the dipsomaniac hordes.
So the couple--first-time homeowners with only the scantiest experience in construction, design, and gardening--decided to convert part of that parking pad into a courtyard for summer dining and entertaining.
We now have only the scantiest of information on each classical CD.
For example, the contributors to Hiller (2005) make only the scantiest references to environmental considerations.
Prosecutors shipped Williamson to death row (his friend Dennis Fritz received a life sentence without parole) on the scantiest of evidence.
Although the return of the IDPs would not have had even the scantiest trivial security or demographic threats to Israel, their return has been blocked since the establishment of the state despite high court rulings in certain cases.