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Wordnet 3.0


1. to a meager degree or in a meager manner;
- Example: "these voices are meagerly represented at the conference"
- Example: "the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources"
[syn: meagerly, sparingly, slenderly, meagrely]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sparing \Spar"ing\, a. Spare; saving; frugal; merciful. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- Spar"ing*ly, adv. -- Spar"ing*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "sparingly": cannily, carefully, charily, economically, frugally, husbandly, in moderation, meagerly, moderately, poorly, providently, prudently, punily, scantily, slightly, sparely, sparsely, stintingly, temperately, thin, thriftily, within bounds, within compass