Sentence Examples


  • (1775-1799), was treated with scant respect by his neighbours.
  • The sands and clays found here are fine and soft, and as there is scant vegetation to protect the hillsides they are easily eroded by the rains.
  • Recent logic does scant justice to scientific analysis.
  • Cleomenes seems to have received scant justice at the hands of Herodotus or his informants, and Pausanias (iii.
  • The rivers of British North Borneo to the north of the Padas are of no importance and of scant practical utility, owing to the fact that the mountain range here approaches very closely to the coast with which it runs parallel.