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  • as inseveral
  • as insome
  • as incertain
  • as insome

synonyms for a few

  • any
  • a bit
  • a little
  • part of
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antonyms for a few

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  • none
  • one
    • unfixed
    • faltering
    • dubious
    • unconfident
    • doubtful
    • ordinary
    • common
    • general
    • imprecise
    • unpredictable
    • undecided
    • unreliable
    • questionable
    • unsure
    • uncertain
    • hesitant
    • doubting
    • usual
    • unimportant
    • indefinite
    • inexact
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      How to use a few in a sentence

      And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      Few people, I think, realize that, and fewer still realize the reasonable consequences of that.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
      SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
      The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
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      It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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      WORDS RELATED TO A FEW

      • a couple
      • a few
      • defined
      • divers
      • express
      • individual
      • many
      • marked
      • numerous
      • one
      • particular
      • precise
      • regular
      • several
      • singular
      • some
      • special
      • specific
      • specified
      • sundry
      • upwards of
      • various
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