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: an inadequate supply
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crunch, dearth, deficiency, deficit, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, want
abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth
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1840, in the meaning defined above
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