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After Backstrom’s tally, things got heated, with Wilson being called for a two-minute minor for interference after his late shoulder-to-chest hit on Mark Jankowski.

A simpler approach, he believes, will get him back to the mechanics he thrived with in the minors.

Toss in a small roof rack, some extra fuel, and minor interior modifications, and Stuart was left with a truck that, when I directed him to a vehicle scale, measured out at just about 5,600 pounds—without him or his gear in it.

In her first appearance after recovering from a minor injury, O’Hara logged a preplanned 30-plus minutes before making way for Washington Spirit teammate Emily Sonnett.

Perhaps police should be even more worried if someone flees when police confront him over a minor infraction, Roberts said.

Many of those who have become cops in New York seem to have ceased to address such minor offenses over the past few days.

A couple of people were treated for minor injuries but no major incidents occurred.

The numbers reinforce another article in the Post, in which cops confessed to “turning a blind eye” to minor crimes.

It starts off like any other Lana tune, replete with minor chords and humming, distorted vocals.

A few minor notes, born of reflection: Traditionally, the best columns are dominated by politics—its most popular topic.

Three days later he was in Switzerland, and a few days later again he was on the summit of a minor but still difficult peak.

The 'whole' of him that now dealt with Lettice was far above all minor and partial means of knowing.

Barton Booth died; a celebrated tragedian in the reign of queen Anne, author of some songs and minor pieces.

Even a minor dislocation breaks down a certain part of the machinery of society.

When she struck the chord of G minor, it was the right preparation, and brought you immediately into the mood for what followed.


On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to minor, such as: inconsequential, lesser, negligible, petty, secondary, and slight.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.