New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: scare · scarcely · scarlet · scarper · scarred · farce · scale · scarab · scared · scarf
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scarce

1 adjective shortgann adj1  c m utearc adj  c m ufood is scarce tá an bia gann, tá ganntanas bia ann, níl go leor bia annmedical supplies are becoming scarce tá soláthairtí leighis ag éirí gannthey're all depending on scarce funds tá siad uilig ag brath ar chiste atá gann 2 adjective raregann adj1  c m utearc adj  c m ucars were scarce bhí na gluaisteáin gann, ní raibh mórán carranna ann, is beag carr a bhí anna scarce species speiceas annamh, speiceas neamhchoitianta
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3 adverb literary ar éigean  c m ushe scarce knew where she was ar éigean a bhí a fhios aici cá raibh sí
phrases

to make yourself scarce

greadadh leatimeacht leat as an mbealachthey made themselves scarce d'imigh siad leomake yourself scarce! bain as!, gread leat!, imigh leat as mo radharc!