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mea·geralso mea·gre (mē′gər)
1. Deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent; scanty.
2. Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble: the meager soil of an eroded plain.
3. Having little flesh; lean.
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|Adj.||1.||meagerly - deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"|
scarce - deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
minimal, minimum - the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"
|Adv.||1.||meagerly - to a meager degree or in a meager manner; "these voices are meagerly represented at the conference"; "the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources"|
amply, richly - to an ample degree or in an ample manner; "these voices were amply represented"; "we benefited richly"
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