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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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In Humphrey Davies' sparely poetic translation, Gate of the Sun is an imposingly rich and realistic novel, a genuine masterwork.
Descriptions are vivid but sparely used, dialogue is fresh, pertinent and humorous, characterisation is clear .
Using spare language Howe is going after the sparest of sparely described people.
Perhaps reading retrospectively from Serra's later style, some critics have described Honor of the Knights as statically shot and sparely edited, whereas there is considerably more cutting, camera movement, and use of effects--more copious panning, jerky handheld close-ups, rack focus, follow shots, intercutting--than in his subsequent cinema.
These are the questions he set out to answer in his most personal book, When Memory Comes, a short, sparely written memoir first published in 1978.
In sparely populated areas, on the other hand, individual solar kits are the most cost-effective solution for households, while larger individual PV systems work best for businesses, schools and healthcare centres.
We will sparely address matters pertained to the SPLM --IO and its military hierarchy.
Each section begins with a brief introduction of the types of molecules and experiments included, learning objectives, and strategies, followed by sparely annotated problems with notes and hints generally referred to the appendices.
The lack of props--and Riccardo Hernandez's sparely conceived scenic design, made up largely of tables, chairs, and moving panels, with no fixed scenery--would facilitate the many scene transitions the script required.
As Bowe's close reading draws out, it is a symbolically rich composition that marries its archaism and elaboration to a seemingly more modern and sparely expressive handling of the painted and leaded line.
in the late 1980s, the sparely told project weaves together a taut, gripping narrative, in stark contrast with the flatness of its characters and color scheme.
But the neighboring town of Oxford bailed them out with a couple truckloads of salt, which, in turn, Leicester had to use sparely and wisely, Mr.