scant

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Positive
scant

Comparative
scanter

Superlative
scantest

  1. If something is scant, there is very little or very few of it; very little, very few.
    After he lied about his age, the bartender had scant reason to believe that he was twenty-one years old.

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Singular
scant

Plural
scants

  1. (masonry), (countable) A scant is a sheet of stone.