With such knowledge in mind, there's scant chance of desire arising.
His doctors see scant chance for physical improvement.
There was scant chance he would breathe again without the ventilator.
But most officials acknowledge that there is scant chance of getting Federal or state funds for big new dams.
In India's parliamentary system, adopted in 1947, he has scant chance of returning to power.
The rest are listed as "missing in action," although officials believe there is scant chance that any survived.
But the sharp exchanges showed there appeared to be scant chance of compromise.
I cannot tell yet - but it would seem we are badly outnumbered, and there's scant chance of retaking the city.
Microsoft did not rule out that option yesterday, but legal experts said such an appeal had scant chance of success.
Pipes had scant chance of victory, but he was making a political statement for the long-term future of Louisiana politics.