Scarcest



adjective, scarcer, scarcest.
1.
insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant:
Meat and butter were scarce during the war.
2.
seldom met with; rare:
a scarce book.
adverb
3.
scarcely.
Idioms
4.
make oneself scarce, Informal.

to depart, especially suddenly.
to stay away; avoid.

adjective
1.
rarely encountered
2.
insufficient to meet the demand
3.
(informal) make oneself scarce, to go away, esp suddenly
adverb
4.
(archaic or literary) scarcely
In addition to the idiom beginning with scarce

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