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1. [n] a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
2. [n] an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
3. [n] an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
4. [v] use frugally or carefully
5. [v] give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
6. [v] refrain from harming
7. [v] save or relieve from an experience or action; "I''ll spare you from having to apologize formally"
8. [s] lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
9. [s] thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
10. [s] more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare
11. [s] kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
12. [s] not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
13. [s] just sufficient; "the library had a spare but efficient look"
1. [a] meager
2. [a] meagre
3. [a] meagerly
4. [a] thin
5. [a] lean
6. [a] unnecessary
7. [a] unneeded
8. [a] unoccupied
9. [a] sufficient
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