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1. sparse

adjective. ['ˈspɑːrs'] not dense.

Synonyms

  • thin

Antonyms

  • collective
  • endomorphic

Etymology

  • sparsus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sparse

  • marse
  • farce
  • carse
  • arce

How do you pronounce sparse?

Pronounce sparse as spɑrs.

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Sentences with sparse


1. Adjective
In summer, rhododendrons become a rather bland, sparse shrub, and fall color is minimal.

2. Verb, past participle
Most motorists prefer a more expeditious route, so traffic is sparse for the better part of the journey.

3. Adjective, comparative
Prune to renovate wormwood if growth becomes sparse and it produces few flowers.

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