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use "scarcity" in a sentence

Their primary purpose usually is either to alleviate water scarcity or to generate hydropower.

He then noticed the scarcity of imported pencils and the high price that people paid for them.

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Mobutu viewed the Soviet presence as advantageous for two reasons: it allowed him to maintain an image of non-alignment, and it provided a convenient scapegoat for problems at home.

kinvig, scapegoat: General Percival of Singapore, p5 Percival's only qualification on leaving in 1906 was a higher school certificate.

Bacon, and colonists who agreed with him, found a scapegoat in continuing tensions and raids by local Virginia tribes.

As a result of Hylan's meddling, Enright became the scapegoat for the mayor's controversial decisions.

Mellowlink the lone survivor then becomes a scapegoat from which the top brass all seek pin blame on him and his unit for anything that went wrong, ignoring the orders they gave to his squad.

William Muir opines that tradition "makes a scapegoat of Abdallah" standing for "a great number, who had incurred Mahomet's anger, and some of them much more than Abdallah".

When confronted with five possible suspects at the trial, he successively indicated each as his accomplice, before declaring he didn't want to be a "scapegoat." Throughout Soviet rule, Jews remained society's scapegoat.

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