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Sample sentences for the GRE study word scanty

scanty can be used as a adj
scanty can be used as a noun

1.They are, in truth, scanty enough but--" I interrupted-. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.The early Greek poets offer but scanty allusions to Erebus. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
3.His heavy-lidded eyes and the disorder of his scanty hair made him look sleepy. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4.About the middle of the second day of their flight their scanty store of provisions began to run out. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
5.Levin could see the scanty locks wet with sweat on the temples and tense, transparent-looking forehead. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.His face was very truculent, grey and massive, with black cavernous nostrils and circled by a scanty white fur. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
7.This man lifted his straw hat, showed his scanty curly hair and high forehead, painfully reddened by the pressure of the hat. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
8.A scanty few are they, who when they hear Such tidings, hasten. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
9.She found a peasant and his wife, hard working, bent down by care and labour, distributing a scanty meal to five hungry babes. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley

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