Sentence Examples


  • Wealthy people could afford to choose scarce antiques.
  • She made herself scarce.
  • Rain is very scarce, but the canals supply ample water for cultivation and all other purposes.
  • Good water is everywhere so scarce that but for the rain preserved in cisterns the country would be mostly uninhabitable.
  • He purchased the allegiance of the stryeltsi, or musketeers, and then, summoning the boyars of the council, earnestly represented to them that Theodore, scarce able to live, was surely unable to reign, and urged the substitution of little Peter.

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