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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Few and scattered. Also: Not thickly settled.

Usage examples (38)
  • The trees grew more sparse as we got nearer to the sea.
  • We spent the rest of the day experimenting with a swim frog in sparse patches, which produced several chases and a couple of bites.
  • It was sprawling, to my recollection, with what might be kindly described as sparse branches.
  • Busha’s Lines On Lake Winnebago is a reflection on life in sparse, conversational language. for more
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