Scant
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Scant [skant]

VERB, ADJECTIVE, ADVERB

Adjective

  • Barely sufficient in quantity or limited

Verb

  • diminish

Adverb

  • scarcely, barely
Example

He was treated with scant respect by his neighbours.

The food was scant for five people as she was told that only two people are coming.

Synonyms

Insufficient, Mere, Sparse, Scrimp

Antonyms

Adequate, Ample, Enough, Sufficient

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