Thesaurus / puny

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If you had been a puny, wiry, yellow baby, I wouldn't have stood godmother to you.

Adam BedeGeorge Eliot

Men who had heard the crash of Spottsylvania and Cold Harbor laughed at the puny crackle of two hundred muskets.

All these words are merely our puny euphemisms for X, the unknown quantity.

I regarded it as a puny effort on his part, and was relieved to find they did not intend to visit her themselves.

Seek and FindOliver Optic

How can one confront such a disaster with one's puny efforts?

The PursuitFrank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile

Bacchus condemns them as "warblers of the grove; poor, puny wretches!"

Well then,” said Hallblithe, “why did the Puny Fox bewray me, and at whose bidding?

No human skill could have done it, much less a puny lad, baffled in all besides that he attempted among us.

They were tales which like their own daydreams served as an antidote for the puny, unimpressive realities of their lives.

GargoylesBen Hecht

Here was no paltering of a puny nature with great feelings and a great experience.

Shadows of the StageWilliam Winter

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