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spare

1. a spare tyre
2. Tenpin bowling
a. the act of knocking down all the pins with the two bowls of a single frame
b. the score thus made
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This is why Blanchot's sentence ends enigmatically on a dash, as if only the sparest, and arguably most ambiguous, of punctuation marks could hope to do justice to this proto-verbal posture, as if only "--" can illustrate the link between vers and vers.
In his Prelude annotations, Raymond Havens only provides the sparest of maps of France and Switzerland traced by a student from an undated London Times Atlas (first edition, 1895) (6) Similarly, in separate works Max Wildi and Donald Hayden reproduce modern-day sketch-maps and photographs of the region in order to plot the tour and to situate the pivotal missed-turn at the Pass: "One would like to know which were the three unforgettable hours [of Wordsworth's 'walk among the Alps']," Wildi claims.
Perhaps the sparest example of this strategy is the percussive sound track that projected from a ceiling-mounted speaker toward one corner of the gallery.
The Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly have adopted the sparest of pointers (1) while the Human Rights Council has adopted a code for its Special Procedures that includes limited provisions with respect to fact-finding visits.
Listening to Kind of Blue today, the ground rules come quickly: This was an exercise in solo and group improvisation, a break from the conventions of chordal complexity, "improvising on the sparest and starkest of scales as an alternative to bebop's dense thickets of chord changes," as Francis Davis writes.