Thesaurus / barest


There was the barest hesitation, and then they were forced back in their seats, with 5G acceleration.

He had the barest acquaintance with Sir Denis, and he would have passed by if the old soldier had not stopped him.

Mary GrayKatharine Tynan

Of the castle built in 1125 there are only the barest traces.

You have been here six days, and you have not given me the barest chance of speaking to you.

The Grey CloakHarold MacGrath

Even so a drowning man fights who in old failures to learn swimming has just mastered its barest rudiments.

Somehow GoodWilliam de Morgan

Therefore, he let the mules have only the barest minimum of grazing and rest, and he drove himself as hard as he drove them.

The Lost WagonJames Arthur Kjelgaard

This sketch of the racial situation in Europe is, of course, the barest abstraction and should not be accepted realistically.

Here again we had another instance of nests being most difficult to see in the barest localities.

The subject to be treated, the groundwork to be adorned, becomes the barest excuse for a profitless haphazard ostentation.

StyleWalter Raleigh

The second volume contains minor works which are the barest compendia of facts taken from well-known sources.


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