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I assure you I am very sorry for critics all round,they are the least-regarded and worst-rewarded of all the literary community.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
These eight little volumes will always remain Borrow's least-read books.
GEORGE BORROW AND HIS CIRCLECLEMENT KING SHORTER
On Alaska alone, the least-known section of the Pacific coast, there is a bibliographical list of four thousand.
VIKINGS OF THE PACIFICAGNES C. LAUT
So far Maui had the luck which so commonly attends the youngest and least-considered child in folklore and mythology.
MODERN MYTHOLOGYANDREW LANG
Least-wise, he would rot in a sewer near a busy bus stop replete with all the dronings of archaic feet.
THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
Then they drew near, and took a long look at the sentry upon the least-exposed corner of the building.
TWO DARING YOUNG PATRIOTSW. P. SHERVILL
He started in 1603, and, after traversing the least-known parts of Central Asia, he reached the confines of China.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Men are always falling in love with her, but-openly at least-she seems uninterested in them.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
It was the noon-hour, and the least-considered grades of the City's slaves were in the streets on the quest for cheap luncheons.
THE MARKET-PLACEHAROLD FREDERIC
"Here, bring me some oranges," he orders, in his old at-least-a-general fashion.
OPERAS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOWMARY SCHELL HOKE BACON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAST

  • atom
  • bottom
  • dab
  • depth
  • dot
  • gleam
  • grain
  • hair
  • iota
  • jot
  • least
  • lowest
  • margin
  • modicum
  • molecule
  • nadir
  • narrowest
  • particle
  • pittance
  • point
  • scintilla
  • scruple
  • shadow
  • slightest
  • smallest
  • smidgen
  • soupçon
  • spark
  • speck
  • trifle
  • whit
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