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Scant

a.1.Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment.
His sermon was scant, in all, a quarter of an hour.
- Ridley.
2.Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
v. t.1.To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries.
[imp. & p. p. Scanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Scanting.]
2.To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail.
v. i.1.To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.
adv.1.In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly.
So weak that he was scant able to go down the stairs.
- Fuller.
n.1.Scantness; scarcity.
Verb1.scant - work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
Synonyms: skimp
2.scant - limit in quality or quantity
Synonyms: skimp
3.scant - supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
Synonyms: stint, skimp
Adj.1.scant - less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
Synonyms: short, light
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