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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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The residents were requested to use water sparingly and advocated them not to fill up swimming pools or water their gardens.
The 25-year-old Scot, who has been competing sparingly in 2014, came 14th at the Commonwealth Games but started her winter season with successive wins.
Or grow your carrots in big pots, sprinkling seed sparingly on the surface of good compost.
Spray any early growth with tepid water in the light to soften the wood, but do this sparingly.
Her view was upheld by a Traffic Penalty Tribunal adjudicator who ruled spy cars should be used sparingly and overtly.
Ms Davies told the Western Mail: "I think it will be sparingly used.
But substitute Kevin Phillips gave the Baggies a much-needed burst of energy in 23 match-winning minutes, leaving Mowbray deciding the 35-year-old will be used sparingly from now on.
Use images sparingly, only when they advance the goals of the e-mail.
This third variable can be used sparingly to jump start a period of stagnation, or to merely add variety to a workout script.
Sande was a distinctive jockey who, in a time when other jockeys routinely resorted to the whip, used the whip sparingly, preferring to coax supreme efforts out of his mounts with a gentle hand while riding them to victory and singing in their ears.
The score contains helpful fingerings and expressive markings, but most pedaling indications are directives such as "pedal sparingly.
A NORTH Wales MP last night claimed hard-hitting anti-social behaviour orders were criminalising children and should be used more sparingly.