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dearth

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1 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • there was a dearth of usable firewood at the campsite

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The first known use of dearth was in the 13th century

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“Dearth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dearth. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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