(1) Its greatest weakness is its meager budget and limited scope.(2) The profligate US government, it was said, could not finance its deficits from the meager savings of its people, thereby necessitating borrowing from abroad.(3) Its meager light provided the group its only means of illumination.(4) The gutters were choked with inedible refuse: sticks, feathers, rags, skeletons of animals that had been boiled for their meager flesh.(5) We had no idea who she was, and only her meager profile gave proof that she was in fact female beneath the armor.(6) Shadowy clouds completely obscured the moon, leaving a meager handful of stars to vainly attempt to provide light.(7) While they wait for the train, the prisoners eat their meager ration of bread.(8) Although she was managing to get by on the meagre salary she drew tutoring primary-school children after school, it most likely wouldn't last.(9) Shadows offered only meagre protection, but it was protection I was thankful for as I listened to her footsteps come down the hall toward me, the steps slow and measured.(10) Colin Farrell, the latest Irish actor to make it in Hollywood, might command millions for a movie, but other Irish actors are struggling on meagre wages in theatre and television at home.(11) Earnings on this level fall to a meagre three cents a share.(12) A staggering 71% of workers in the industry don't even have access to a pension at work and many will be reliant on a meagre state pension to provide their retirement income.(13) I was being jerked around in my seat like a rag doll and in fear I reached for the dash to provide some form of meagre support.(14) He had laid off some heavy bets recently and his meagre earnings as a postman would not cover them.(15) But elsewhere, it wasn't taken seriously and anti-virus programs were used meagrely in the eastern part of the globe.(16) Through the solid floor of the abode, the chill of winter seeped in, fettered little by the meagre warmth provided by the fire.