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Definition of Rare

Rare

  1. Early.
  2. Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked; underdone; as, rare beef or mutton.
  3. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event.
  4. Of an uncommon nature; unusually excellent; valuable to a degree seldom found.
  5. Thinly scattered; dispersed.
  6. Characterized by wide separation of parts; of loose texture; not thick or dense; thin; as, a rare atmosphere at high elevations.

Rare Quotations

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Jean de La Fontaine

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond.
Hunter S. Thompson

The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
Charles Bukowski

And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.
James Russell Lowell
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Rare Translations

rare in Afrikaans is skaars
rare in Dutch is zeldzaam, ongemeen, schaars
rare in German is selten, rar
rare in Latin is rarus
rare in Portuguese is raro
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