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  • v  puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
    The men in some African tribes scarify their faces
  • v  scratch the surface of
    scarify seeds
  • v  break up
    scarify soil

  • Dig a hole about a foot deep and half as wide, and scarify the sides with a garden fork or hand cultivator.
  • Any thing have to scarify something, no perfect thing.
  • AND now, four volumes in the chill-and-shudder division, designed to scarify junior and, without much more effort, senior.
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  • Water Reserves Found in Drought-Stricken Kenya: UNESCO
    Underground water reserves discovered in drought-prone northern Kenya are big enough that they may relieve scarcity issues in the region, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said.
    Sept. 11, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • It Captures Your Mind
    Cass R. Sunstein Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir Economists focus on the problem of scarcity—on how people allocate their resources (including both time and money) in the face of many competing demands. In their extraordinarily illuminating book, the behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan and the cognitive psychologist Eldar Shafir ...
    Sept. 11, 2013 - New York Review of Books
  • Scarcity Is Not Always Bad [Excerpt]
    Excerpted from Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much , by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. Times Books. Copyright © 2013 Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. All rights... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    Sept. 9, 2013 - Scientific American

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