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small detail

noun as in minutiae

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Example Sentences

It may seem a small detail, given the heat of the moment—but so is a quivering lip.

We were quite alike, except for one small detail: This officer, a West Point graduate, lived an open life.

Had she, so observant, so discerning in her fastidious taste—had she failed to notice the small detail too?

A small detail which, in the calculation of the shrewd Pope, had been relegated to comparative unimportance.

Then he noticed at the circle's centre a lofty column wrought in bronze with infinite small detail.

Thence on June 6, 1820, with a number of scientists and a small detail of regular troops, he marched toward the mountains.

They must see and report every little thing which happened in the enemy's lines, no small detail must be omitted.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to small detail, such as: trivia, incidental, trifle, triviality, minor detail, and trivial matter.

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