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Overview of adj scarce

The adj scarce has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. scarce

(deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Overview of adv scarce

The adv scarce has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) barely, hardly, just, scarcely, scarce

(only a very short time before; "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) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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