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Said of lumber, panels, etc., somewhat short of a specified dimension; bare.
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The President of the United States is called "effectually a tyrant who, voted in by 20% of an electorate, supported in policy by Congressional majority representing little more than one third of the electorate, and - scantly heeding even that popular mandate but swaying a nation by lies and political manipulation - enters into a cabal with a few nearest friends, his own appointees, to commit our own hands to the bloody sacrifice of soldiers and civilians in foreign lands." (This poem was written at the time of the Gulf War.) Furthermore, the immense size of the United States is called detrimental to the needs of the individual.
Confessing that his talent (skill, coin) can only scantly supplement Peter's purchase of an eternal name through his own merits, W.
There are a number of probability sampling strategies, particularly applicable to tree characteristics, that have been used but scantly in ecological field studies.
As Dimmesdale stands on the scaffold and imagines the "young virgins" running out to see him, he takes pleasure in the thought that the young women "would scantly have given themselves time to cover with their kerchiefs" the "white bosoms" in which he is idolized.
As medicare's prospective payment system prompts earlier hospital discharge of the elderly and nursing home care continues to be scarce, costly, and scantly covered by public or private insurance, more and more of the elderly receive care in the community.
The only reminders of a stereotypical factory are occasional magazine covers picturing women in scantly attire that decorate some of the workstations.
The empirical support for this view is mixed so far, although the quantity of evidence is admittedly scantly. Sanger and Sirmans, for example, present empirical evidence that financial markets regard the 1986 TRA as "detrimental to owners of real estate assets" when compared with all other investments (Sanger and Sirmans 1988, 25).
This article argues that if conventional media limit debates relevant to digital citizenship, blogs may provide a space that contests and makes visible the key problems scantly evident in newspapers.
Quantitative studies are hegemonic in this field and comprehensive approaches are scantly considered.
And similar to Cyrus, they too are scantly attired.
Prevalence increases with age, but the prevalence and risk factors of erectile dysfunction among younger men have been scantly analyzed.