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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - To a meager degree or in a meager manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • If only our cities and I use the term sparingly to describe Olympia acted like that.
  • Admittedly I use the term sparingly, because I’m skeptical of most efforts to distinguish between the effects of nature and nurture.
  • Welcome (and I use the word sparingly) to the world of colour management.
  • Are the, using the word sparingly, publishers, so awfully dense they don't get that hassling the reader IS a problem? for more
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