Word:

Scarce

Pronunciation: skârs
a.1.Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
2.Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); - with of.
3.Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.
To make one's self scarce
to decamp; to depart.
adv.1.With difficulty; hardly; scantly; barely; but just.
With a scarce well-lighted flame.
- Milton.
2.Frugally; penuriously.
Adj.1.scarce - not enough; hard to find; "meat was scarce during the war"
2.scarce - deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
Antonyms:
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
Adv.1.scarce - by a small margin; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
Synonyms: barely, hardly, scarcely, just
almost unheard-of, at a premium, barely, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, curtailed, deficient, exiguous, failing, few, hardly, in short supply, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, meager, miserly, niggardly, out of print, out of season, out of stock, piddling, poor, scant, scanty, scarcely, scattered, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom, seldom met with, seldom seen, shortened, shy, skimping, skimpy, slim, slow, sparse, sporadic, spotty, sprinkled, stingy, thin, tight, truncated, unfrequent, unusual, wanting
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