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notably below average in amount, size, or scope

not yet large in size because of incomplete growth

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not broad or elevated in scope or understanding

not irritating, strident, or loud

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the slender part of the back

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a garment size for a small person

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limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

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limited in size or scope

(of children and animals) young, immature

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slight or limited

low or inferior in station or quality

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lowercase

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(of a voice) faint

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have fine or very small constituent particles

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not large but sufficient in size or amount

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made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

on a small scale

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This she placed before the small servant, ordering her to sit down before it, and then, taking up a great carving-knife, made a mighty show of sharpening it upon the carving-fork.
The small servant looked hard enough at it with her hungry eyes to see every shred of it, small as it was, and answered, 'yes.
To study the laws of history we must completely change the subject of our observation, must leave aside kings, ministers, and generals, and the common, infinitesimally small elements by which the masses are moved.
Owen, destroyed competition here in Berkeley when your branch store drove the three small groceries out of business.
When you squeezed out the three small groceries here in Berkeley by virtue of your superior combination, you swelled out your chest, talked about efficiency and enterprise, and sent your wife to Europe on the profits you had gained by eating up the three small groceries.
I want you just to let Captain Morstan hear that story from your own lips, Small,' said he.
Well, Small,' said the major, 'we must, I suppose, try and meet you.
The only other animal which we saw in any number was a small fox: I suppose this animal preys on the mice and other small rodents, which, as long as there is the least vegetation, subsist in considerable numbers in very desert places.
The aspect of the place was most gloomy; the little port, with its few vessels, and small group of wretched houses, seemed overwhelmed and out of all proportion with the rest of the scene.
Hence, it clearly appears, that the same advantage which a republic has over a democracy, in controlling the effects of faction, is enjoyed by a large over a small republic, -- is enjoyed by the Union over the States composing it.
After that the peasants went home, and as they were entering the village, the small peasant also came quietly in, driving a flock of sheep and looking quite contented.
If we suppose the amount of change between each horizontal line in our diagram to be excessively small, these three forms may still be only well-marked varieties; or they may have arrived at the doubtful category of sub-species; but we have only to suppose the steps in the process of modification to be more numerous or greater in amount, to convert these three forms into well-defined species: thus the diagram illustrates the steps by which the small differences distinguishing varieties are increased into the larger differences distinguishing species.
I would not recommend an egg boiled by any body else; but you need not be afraid, they are very small, you seeone of our small eggs will not hurt you.
The task was an arduous one and required the better part of a month, though he built but one small room.
He chose three companions for his journey, put up a small stock of necessaries in the most portable form, and selected five horses and mules for themselves and their baggage.