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adjective as in tinier

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In this smaller town, there are only five families, the village chief says.

The kerfuffle began with a £200 bet, followed by several smaller bets in quick succession.

Before the Eric Garner decision, there were smaller Ferguson-inspired protests in New York.

After all, smaller developing nations like Cameroon often depend on trade with and aid from the West.

Paddle8 works better than a smaller regional auction house because it is nimbler and its costs—to the seller and buyer—are lower.

Fibrinous casts are characteristic of fibrinous bronchitis, but may also be found in diphtheria of the smaller bronchi.

Liking for a single colour is a considerably smaller display of mind than an appreciation of the relation of two colours.

When Grandfather Mole overheard Mrs. Robin making such a remark he would quite likely advise her to "try a smaller one."

The height of the tower from the level of the street is 105 feet, the slated towers over the lateral pediments being smaller.

There were more than ten thousand francs in mille notes and others of smaller denominations.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smaller, such as: less, lesser, lower, minor, petite, and shorter.

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