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paltry

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2 falling short of a standard
  • the hotel's shabby, outdated exercise room was its paltry attempt at a health spa

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“Paltry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paltry. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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