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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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