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    scarce

    scarce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scarce

    Definition
    (adj) deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    Example Sentence
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
    Definition
    (adv) only a very short time before
    Synonyms : barely , hardly , just , scarcely
    Example Sentence
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scarce

s-car-ce. Mercidice S-class=> supply is less then demand

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