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made less in size or amount or degree

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well below normal (especially in price)

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When they saw what their circumstances were, the first thing they concluded was, that they would, if possible, drive the savages up to the farther part of the island, south-west, that if any more came on shore they might not find one another; then, that they would daily hunt and harass them, and kill as many of them as they could come at, till they had reduced their number; and if they could at last tame them, and bring them to anything, they would give them corn, and teach them how to plant, and live upon their daily labour.
The poor wretches, thoroughly humbled, and reduced in number to about thirty-seven, closed with the proposal at the first offer, and begged to have some food given them; upon which twelve Spaniards and two Englishmen, well armed, with three Indian slaves and old Friday, marched to the place where they were.
This is the case with the male Ibla, and in a truly extraordinary manner with the Proteolepas: for the carapace in all other cirripedes consists of the three highly-important anterior segments of the head enormously developed, and furnished with great nerves and muscles; but in the parasitic and protected Proteolepas, the whole anterior part of the head is reduced to the merest rudiment attached to the bases of the prehensile antennae.
By another statute, which passed a few years later in the same reign, the term "frequently," which had alluded to the triennial period settled in the time of Charles II, is reduced to a precise meaning, it being expressly enacted that a new parliament shall be called within three years after the termination of the former.
The wars, the guillotine and exile had reduced it to two, one of which was despotic in her government, so far as theory was concerned at least; possibly, at times, a little so in practice.
Their situation was now desperate, for their stock of provisions was reduced to three beaver skins.
Accordingly, the regulations provide that the tax attributes attributable to such lower-tier member are then reduced under Secs.
reduced opportunity for shrinkage porosity or mold penetration through higher cooling rates and supporting pressure through casting;
Although the majority of businesses and business people in Northern Ontario agree that GHGs have to be reduced, many are concerned about the Kyoto Protocol Canada entered into to achieve a reduction.
Experiment with ``variable speed limits'' to be read out on roadside digital speed limit signs that will temporarily and specifically lower urban-freeway speed limits, within a range of reduced speeds, when traffic has slowed further on.
Some building owners have reduced lighting operating costs by as much as 50 percent by completely replacing an old lighting system with a modern, energy-efficient one.
Where noise cannot be significantly reduced or eliminated, materials are sought that will acoustically insulate the passenger compartment.
For new loans made on or after July 1, 2007, the reimbursement guarantee provided by FFELP guarantors to lenders will be reduced from 97% to 95%.
Getting pollution prevention results at a reduced cost is the preferred approach to increased environmental protection," said Ken Zarker, chair of the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable.