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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 spareness of the meal shows Rockwell's determination not to depict overabundance in the picture that was inspired by Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms speech of 1941.
The emotional spareness and the atmosphere of impotence and decay give the story a kind of bleakness, like a bone-chilling damp that won't go away.
12) As Flahiff asserts, "It is the spareness of Beckett-whom she was reading and seeing performed at the same time in Paris that she was doing this final work on her novel .
The limited number of works from any given period lends the show a spareness that keeps it moving and makes it easy to trace his search for new strategies, new ground.
Puritan ornamental spareness was an outgrowth of a moral abhorrence of popery while many contemporary evangelicals feel that traditional ornament is not sinful but simply off-putting and therefore counterproductive to the evangelical mission.
Hopper's visual images center on spareness and alienation, loneliness, and exteriors of the urban landscape.
This verse in the Hebrew is made up of two six word halves; in its spareness lies much of its power.
The editing of the volume is good but the overall appearance is drab, featuring a black-and-white spareness.
The worship scene that Faulkner describes in the final section of The Sound and the Fury manifests the left-wing Protestant juxtaposition of sacrality and spareness.
To some, they might seem nihilistic in their austerity and spareness.
Having as its founding figure Ezra Pound, imagism is distinguished by its directness, spareness and elitism.
In a very different fashion, coming as he did at the end of the great modernist movement and having worked his way through its many allusions and complications, Beckett, too, can be said to have reached an elemental spareness that was equally shorn of local characteristics.