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inferior in strength or significance

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(used especially of persons) of inferior size

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6 percent gain and the puniest increase in nine months.
And surely not the well-meaning but misguided presenters of this occasion--a group of oil-rich Oklahomans calling their amateur outfit Russian Legends; they drummed up only the puniest business, even with papered houses, discounted tickets, and "1-888-BOLSHOI" as a toll-free number.
Flea craves Sasha's attention and is jealous of Anita; Sasha is grudgingly tolerant of Flea and grows to love Anita; Anita loves anyone who offers her even the puniest morsel of affection.
Jeffrey Dearth says his Electronic Newsstand can give even the puniest periodical a presence on the ever-expanding Internet.
Because it's shiny and flexible, vinyl flooring telegraphs any bumps or ruts beneath it; the smallest splinter or the puniest pebble under the flooring will show on the surface.
The largest merger in history has the puniest strategic value of any deal in recent memory.
This could explain the dearth of the puniest black holes, he said.
Let's face it: for telescopes perpetually bound to Earth, planets are among the puniest celestial targets in apparent a real dimension, a fact surprising to many first-time telescope buyers with unrealistic expectations primed by spacecraft imagery.
Hubble had recorded a dark pockmark created by the first fragment to strike Jupiter -- even though that fragment was one of the puniest in the lineup.