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Exiguity  n.  Scantiness; smallness; thinness. (R.)

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"Exiguity" Quotes from Famous Books

... tendency to curl. And as for what you call fat—let me tell you that there are people who admire a rich, ample figure in a man. I admit, I am not a mere anatomy, I am not a mere hungry, lean-faced, lantern-jawed, hollow-eyed, sallow-cheeked, vulture-beaked, over-dressed exiguity, like—well, mark you, I name no names. I need not allude to my other and higher attributes—my wit, my sympathy, my charming affectations, my underlying strength of character (a lion clothed in rose-leaves—what?), my genius for the ...
— The Lady Paramount • Henry Harland

... find her dabbing her eyes with a couple of square inches of chiffon which, in spite of its exiguity, had smeared the powder on her face. He sat down beside her, with his patient smile, and took her hand and ...
— The Mountebank • William J. Locke

Words linked to "Exiguity" :   sparseness, spareness, leanness, exiguous, inadequacy, scantiness, sparsity, thinness, wateriness, abstemiousness, meagreness, scantness, poorness

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