Definition of Scarcer

1. Adjective. (comparative of scarce) ¹



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Definition of Scarcer

1. scarce [adj] - See also: scarce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarcer

scarabee
scarabees
scarablike
scaraboid
scarabs
scarabæid
scaramouches
scarbroite
scarce
scarce copper
scarcely
scarcement
scarcements
scarceness
scarcenesses
scarcer (current term)
scarcest
scarcities
scarcity
scard
scardey cat
scardey cats
scards
scare
scare away
scare off
scare out of one's wits
scare quote
scare quotes
scare story

Literary usage of Scarcer

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It seems to be more abundant in the Indian than in the scarcer and scarcer at places where they are known to have been abundant formerly. ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"A List of the scarcer amongst the Lichens which are found in the neighbourhood of Oswestry and Ludlow, with occasional observations upon some of them. ..."

3. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"siege,—when all communications with the country shall cease; and this makes the commodities scarcer and the prices higher. There is a project on foot to ..."

4. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"... Mass., and his autograph letters are scarcer than those of most of his contemporaries. Some of them were discovered among the Sam. Adams papers in 1842, ..."

5. General Report of the Agricultural State, and Political Circumstances, of by John Sinclair (1814)
"OF THE scarcer MINERALS. The scarcer minerals are next to be considered, and shall be ranged alphabetically. Alum.—A very important alum-work is carried on ..."

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