(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. rare, few; uncommon, unusual; scarce, odd. See rarity.Ant., frequent.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. sparse, occasional, scarce, uncommon; see rare 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
rare, seldom, occassional, odd, unusual, exceptional, irregular, limited, *few and far between.
ANT.: frequent, often
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Rarely occurring or appearing: occasional, rare, scarce, sporadic, uncommon, unusual. Idiom: few and far between. See USUAL.

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