Example sentences for: dearth

How can you use “dearth” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the discussion of what might be done, the note taker wrote, "there was a dearth of bright ideas around the table, despite a consensus that the [government] ought to pursue every avenue it can to address the problem."

  • The National Bar Association tried to discuss the minority clerk dearth with Chief Justice William Rehnquist in June, but Rehnquist said he doubted that a discussion "would serve any useful purpose."

  • California has a critical dearth of legal services for the poor, and, as this report makes clear, it is imperative that the state join with the federal government and private funders to increase resources so that all Californians, regardless of income, have equal access to our justice system.

  • An unseen term, after the after-birth,Emerges: We're delivered of our dearth,As when today you rose from bed, warm hearth,Promising kettle, desire's best of health:In the gray distance over a bare heathYou discerned, striding toward you, someone's death.

  • Seemingly endemic corruption was compounded by a remarkable dearth of political leadership and decisive action.


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