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Word: meager

Definition: scanty; inadequate


Sentences Containing 'meager'

The butcher and the porkman painted up, only the leanest scrags of meat; the baker, the coarsest of meager loaves.
Fathers and mothers who had had their full share in the worst of the day, played gently with their meager children; and lovers, with such a world around them and before them, loved and hoped.
With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a more simple and meager life than the poor.
His wife, on the contrary, whose maiden name had been Madeleine Radelle, was pale, meager, and sickly looking.
From being slender he had now become meager; once pale, he was now yellow; his deep set eyes were hollow, and the gold spectacles shielding his eyes seemed to be an integral portion of his face.
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