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spare (n):
a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
spare (n):
an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
spare (n):
an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
spare (v):
use frugally or carefully
spare (v):
give up what is not strictly needed
Samples
he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey
spare (v):
refrain from harming
spare (v):
save or relieve from an experience or action
Samples
I'll spare you from having to apologize formally
spare (s):
lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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a plain hair style.
unembellished white walls.
functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

Related Word: plain
spare (s):
lacking in amplitude or quantity
Samples
a bare livelihood.
a scanty harvest.
a spare diet

Related Words: scanty
spare (s):
thin and fit
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the spare figure of a marathon runner.
a body kept trim by exercise

Related Words: trim
spare (s):
more than is needed, desired, or required
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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 room.
supernumerary ornamentation.
it was supererogatory of her to gloat.
delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words.
extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts.
surplus cheese distributed to the needy

Related Words: redundantsuperfluoussupernumerary
spare (s):
kept in reserve especially for emergency use
Samples
a reserve supply of food.
a spare tire.
spare parts
spare (s):
not taken up by scheduled activities
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a free hour between classes.
spare time on my hands
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Nothing comes free

Herşeyin bir bedeli vardır
Unfortunately, everything in life has a price attached to it


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