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    Definition
    (noun) the slender part of the back Definition
    (noun) a garment size for a small person Definition
    (adj) limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    Synonyms : little
    Example Sentence
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group
    Definition
    (adj) limited in size or scope
    Example Sentence
    • a small business
    • a newspaper with a modest circulation
    • small-scale plans
    • a pocket-size country
    Definition
    (adj) (of children and animals) young, immature
    Synonyms : little
    Example Sentence
    • what a big little boy you are
    • small children
    Definition
    (adj) slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope
    Example Sentence
    • a series of death struggles with small time in between
    Definition
    (adj) low or inferior in station or quality
    Synonyms : humble , low , lowly , modest
    Example Sentence
    • a humble cottage
    • a lowly parish priest
    • a modest man of the people
    • small beginnings
    Definition
    (adj) lowercase
    Synonyms : little , minuscule
    Example Sentence
    • little a
    • small a
    • e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters
    Definition
    (adj) (of a voice) faint
    Synonyms : little
    Example Sentence
    • a little voice
    • a still small voice
    Definition
    (adj) have fine or very small constituent particles
    Example Sentence
    • a small misty rain
    Definition
    (adj) not large but sufficient in size or amount
    Synonyms : modest
    Example Sentence
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way
    Definition
    (adj) made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
    Synonyms : belittled , diminished
    Example Sentence
    • her comments made me feel small
    Definition
    (adv) on a small scale
    Example Sentence
    • think small
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