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scanty

(skăn′tē) [ME. from O. Norse, skamt, short]
Not abundant; insufficient, as a secretion.
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As might be expected, contemporary architecture is scantily represented, but German del Sol's Explo ra Hotel (AR February 1999), a modern tourist estancia that responds to the distinctive culture and spirit of Atacama, is one notable exception.
That's because 'Merkin, as we call our version of the language, has a rule (really a convention or style, not a hard-and-fast stricture laid down by some authority) that holds, 'Don't use a hyphen after an adverb ending in ly' Now, not all adverbs end in ly--fast, twice, agog and very are all ly-free adverbs--but most of them, like the sexy scantily, do.
THE inaugural Sunshine Millions, run for California and Florida-breds at Magna Entertainment tracks Santa Anita and Gulfstream Park last weekend, made use of cheerleaders, scantily clad models and the like to attract the younger male set to the goings-on.
Lately, television commercials in Europe and the United States have shown scantily clad women sporting the latest accessory--a contraceptive patch.
The vision of the 8-team, 10-game XFL is one with fireworks and pounding anthems to introduce the teams, screaming fans in cheap seats, players talking trash, and scantily clad cheerleaders encouraged to date players for the sake of real off-field storylines.
But religious customs prohibit the public display of scantily clad women in Saudi Arabia.
I had visions of rows and rows of dancing Aboriginals, probably scantily clad, kicking their feet in rhythm as they danced to the beat of the traditional orchestra.
s "Swedish Bikini Team" ads, which featured a group of scantily clad women serving Old Milwaukee beer, can't be used as evidence in a sexual harassment suit against the brewery, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
In its report on Clinton's "don't ask, don't tell" compromise, CBS used sensationalistic and completely irrelevant images of scantily clad gay men on the beach holding hands to illustrate the story, thereby fore-grounding their sexuality as their most dominant and, of course, dangerous feature.
No scantily clad models or pornographic images here.
a[euro]C/ A man and his wife involved in the production of online "fetish" videos where scantily clad girls step on and torture animals were sentenced by a La Union court to life imprisonment Monday.
The star popped into New York gay club Splash to hang out with the scantily clad go-go guys and treat them to a mix of new tracks.