flaming_tyger (flaming_tyger) wrote in 1word1day,

scanty-adjective [skan-tee]
1. scant in amount, quantity, etc.; barely sufficient.
2. meager; not adequate.
3. lacking amplitude in extent or compass.


The resources allotted to the ship was scanty at best, so the captain was worried about starvation and scurvy.
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