1. [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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: 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" [syn:
meagerly, sparingly, slenderly, meagrely] [ant:
amply, fully, richly]
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,