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Synonyms for few

a small number


  • a small number
  • a handful
  • a sprinkling
  • a scattering
  • some
  • scarcely any

few and far between

Antonyms for few

a small elite group

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a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'a'

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Trusted Few provides the creme de la creme of contractors to homeowners who know the meaning of quality," states Founder and Owner Michael Gasparenas, who spent two years carefully developing the site.
During a conference call Sunday night, Few was asked if he still heard from Duck fans: "Yes," he said, as reported by The Oregonian.
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An ideal festival motif, after all, boasts a few blockbuster shows to entice visitors to Washington, but also allows ample opportunity for other galleries to participate by fashioning related exhibits, hopefully giving visitors enough reason to stick around that extra day in Washington.
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It contains our new Canadian saints but only a few of the blesseds.
Now, few would expect those numbers to appear at the Canadian church's triennial national gathering, which will start at the end of this month.
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