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Scantiest

ˈskæn.ti

Meanings of Scantiest:

adjective

Small or insufficient in quantity or amount.

Usage examples:

They paid whatever they could out of their scanty wages to their families
plural noun

Women's skimpy knickers or pants.

Usage examples:

A few years ago one great british institution moved from selling sensible big pants to scanties.

Scantily

ˈskæn.təl.i

Meanings of Scantily:

adverb

In a way that is small or insufficient in quantity or amount.

Usage examples:

A small, scantily furnished room

Scantiness

ˈskantɪnəs

Meanings of Scantiness:

noun

The quality of being small or insufficient in quantity or amount.

Usage examples:

Problems because of the scantiness of reliable information

Meanings of Scanting:

verb

Provide grudgingly or in insufficient amounts.

Usage examples:

He does not scant his attention to the later writings
adjective

Barely sufficient or adequate.

Usage examples:

Companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations

Scantling

ˈskantlɪŋ

Meanings of Scantling:

noun

A timber beam of small cross section.

Usage examples:

In britain and america, material was available in timber form, as plank, deals, board, and scantling.

Scantlings

ˈskantlɪŋ

Meanings of Scantlings:

noun

A timber beam of small cross section.

Usage examples:

In britain and america, material was available in timber form, as plank, deals, board, and scantling.

Scantly

ˈskænt.li

Meanings of Scantly:

adverb

In a basic way; not to a great extent

Usage examples:

It was a great performance by a scantly known actor.

Scants

skant

Meanings of Scants:

verb

Provide grudgingly or in insufficient amounts.

Usage examples:

He does not scant his attention to the later writings
adjective

Barely sufficient or adequate.

Usage examples:

Companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations

Scanty

ˈskæn.ti

Meanings of Scanty:

adjective

Small or insufficient in quantity or amount.

Usage examples:

They paid whatever they could out of their scanty wages to their families
plural noun

Women's skimpy knickers or pants.

Usage examples:

A few years ago one great british institution moved from selling sensible big pants to scanties.

Scape

skeɪp

Meanings of Scape:

noun

A long flower stalk coming directly from a root.

combining form

Denoting a specified type of scene.

Usage examples:

Moonscape

Scapegoat

ˈskeɪpɡəʊt

Meanings of Scapegoat:

noun

A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency.

Usage examples:

They might be poor - and society tends to use the poor as scapegoats for the wrong doings of the bi…
verb

Make a scapegoat of.

Usage examples:

Few things are harder for kids to bear than being scapegoated
idiom

Someone who is punished for the errors of others

Scapegoating

ˈskeɪp.ɡəʊ.tɪŋ

Meanings of Scapegoating:

verb

Make a scapegoat of.

Usage examples:

Few things are harder for kids to bear than being scapegoated
noun

The act of blaming a person or thing for something bad that someone else has done

Usage examples:

He criticised the scapegoating of a religious minority for america's recent economic failures.

Scapegoats

ˈskeɪpɡəʊt

Meanings of Scapegoats:

noun

A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency.

Usage examples:

They might be poor - and society tends to use the poor as scapegoats for the wrong doings of the bi…
verb

Make a scapegoat of.

Usage examples:

Few things are harder for kids to bear than being scapegoated

Scapegrace

ˈskeɪpɡreɪs

Meanings of Scapegrace:

noun

A mischievous or wayward person, especially a young person or child; a rascal.

Usage examples:

Her husband, john hall, is decent and dull, which tuck milligan doesn't mitigate: rafe, the would-b…

Scapegraces

ˈskeɪpɡreɪs

Meanings of Scapegraces:

noun

A mischievous or wayward person, especially a young person or child; a rascal.

Usage examples:

Her husband, john hall, is decent and dull, which tuck milligan doesn't mitigate: rafe, the would-b…

Meanings of Scaphism:

noun

A method of execution said to have been practised by the ancient persians, in which the victim was secured within a small enclosed space, such as that formed by the cavities of two small boats placed together, so that only the head and other extremities protruded, and was left to die.

Scaphoid

ˈskæf.ɔɪd

Meanings of Scaphoid:

noun

A large carpal bone articulating with the radius below the thumb.

Usage examples:

Scaphoid bone
adjective

Used to refer to body parts that curve inwards

Scaphoids

ˈskæf.ɔɪd

Meanings of Scaphoids:

noun

A large carpal bone articulating with the radius below the thumb.

Usage examples:

Scaphoid bone
adjective

Used to refer to body parts that curve inwards

Scapula

ˈskæp.jə.lə

Meanings of Scapula:

noun

Technical term for shoulder blade.

Scapulae

ˈskapjʊlə

Meanings of Scapulae:

noun

Technical term for shoulder blade.

Plural of scapula specialized

Scapular

ˈskapjʊlə

Meanings of Scapular:

adjective

Relating to the shoulder or shoulder blade.

Usage examples:

We routinely have throwers stretch their pectoralis minor muscle and strengthen the lower trapezius…
noun

A short monastic cloak covering the shoulders.

Usage examples:

John stood at the foot of the cross, and wiped the feet of jesus with his scapular.

Scapularies

ˈskapjʊləri

Meanings of Scapularies:

noun

Another term for scapular (sense 1 of the noun, sense 3 of the noun).

Meanings of Scapulars:

noun

A short monastic cloak covering the shoulders.

Usage examples:

John stood at the foot of the cross, and wiped the feet of jesus with his scapular.
adjective

Relating to the shoulder or shoulder blade.

Usage examples:

We routinely have throwers stretch their pectoralis minor muscle and strengthen the lower trapezius…

Scapulary

ˈskapjʊləri

Meanings of Scapulary:

noun

Another term for scapular (sense 1 of the noun, sense 3 of the noun).

Scapulas

ˈskapjʊlə

Meanings of Scapulas:

noun

Technical term for shoulder blade.

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