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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In short supply.

Usage examples (40)
  • As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
  • Meat was scarce during the war
  • Fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • Feedback that was once scarce is still scarce, but less so. for more
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