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small or little relative to something else

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At any rate, the popular name for him does not sufficiently distinguish him, since the sperm whale also has a hump, though a smaller one.
Because, while the whales of this order, though smaller than those of the former order, nevertheless retain a proportionate likeness to them in figure, yet the bookbinder's Quarto volume in its diminished form does not preserve the shape of the Folio volume, but the Octavo volume does.
The man on top, looking at the view, is apparently too large, but I found he could not be made smaller, conveniently.
As we tramped gaily out at the gate of the town, we overtook a peasant's cart, partly laden with odds and ends of cabbages and similar vegetable rubbish, and drawn by a small cow and a smaller donkey yoked together.
These two great commanders did not condescend to fight in person -- that being better suited to the still smaller fry -- but sat together on an eminence and conducted the field operations by orders delivered through aides-de-camp.
Hannah spoke only when spoken to, instead of first, last, and all the time; Hannah at fourteen was a member of the church; Hannah liked to knit; Hannah was, probably, or would have been, a pattern of all the smaller virtues; instead of which here was this black-haired gypsy, with eyes as big as cartwheels, installed as a member of the household.
But, as you had none about you, and knew I had, you desired me to supply him; and so I took mine out and cut him a piece; but it was a great deal too large, and he cut it smaller, and kept playing some time with what was left, before he gave it back to me.
She doubted the sincerity of this assurance no more than he had doubted it himself, and she thought of it for her daughters' sake with satisfaction, though as for herself she was persuaded that a much smaller provision than 7000L would support her in affluence.
No; they occupy a range of smaller apartments to the back; no one ever sleeps here: one would almost say that, if there were a ghost at Thornfield Hall, this would be its haunt.
Smaller Earth UK, which operates via its Camp Leaders and Smaller Earth brands, is reporting a 23% growth in turnover to PS6.
Particle sizes that can be produced with the new method are for example sizes smaller than 100 [micro]m, smaller than 90 [micro]m, smaller than 80 [micro]m, smaller than 70 [micro]m, smaller than 60 [micro]m, smaller than 50 [micro]m, smaller than 40 [micro]m, smaller than 30 [micro]m, smaller than 20 [micro]m, smaller than 10 [micro]m.
INVESTORS who backed smaller companies have had a good year, according to figures from the Association of Investment Companies, which showed smaller companies invariably outperformed in share price terms over the period.
With the numerous conversions of smaller commercial and residential properties to condominium and co-op ownership, this issue is getting more attention.
How this benefited the smaller, isolated communities is certainly not obvious.
The participants who received a larger bowl served and ate 31 percent more ice cream than those who got a smaller bowl.