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adjective a few, a handful of, a small number of, a sprinkling of, excess of two, few and far between, hardly any, inconsequential, inconsiderable, infrequent, least, less, little, littlest, low, lowest, meager, minimal, minimum, more than two, negligible, not many, not too many, occasional, of small number, petty, picayune, preeious few, rare, scant, scarce, scarcely any, seldom, several, small, smallest, some, sparse, straggling, too few, trifling, unimportant
See also: deficient, infrequent, scarce, several
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The Few is made up of three types of people--Connectors, Mavens and Salesmen--and each group in its own right is critical to social epidemics.
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NEWHALL - Sheriff's Deputy Joe Trejo's foot beat is an enduring stretch of downtown Newhall, where the sidewalk is etched with the names of Western stars and the few, decades-old small businesses cling to a bygone era.
Each has found that while the few involved in the scandal were guilty of horrible crimes, there was no broader, systemic problem at the LAPD.
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This was a chance for us to honor the few moments we had to spend with her.
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Ironically, Cienfuegos' last name is Spanish for ``100 fires,'' one of the few calamities not blamed on El Nino.
This whole project seems designed not with Sunland/Tujunga residents nor Mother Nature in mind but only for a few wealthy investors' wallets and the few wealthy players who can afford it.
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