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less

(Fewer), adjective a decreased number, a limited number, a reduced number, a restricted number of, a smaller number, cutback, diluted, diminished, fewer, hardly any, in decline, lessened, lesser, limited, little, minus, not as many, not as much, pared down, reduced, slighter, smaller
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less

(Inferior), adjective attenuated, belittled, beneath, circumscribed, cutback, declined, decreased, deficient, deflated, depressed, diluted, dissipated, dropped, eroded, fallen, in decline, inferior, insignificant, junior, lessened, lesser, lower, lowered, mediocre, minimized, minor, pared down, reduced, scaled-down, secondary, subordinate, watered-down, weakened
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Average buying prices fell less sharply in other regions, with the No.
Reading less literature is not necessarily an indicator that people are not reading," says Carla Hayden, executive director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore.
In multivariate analyses of educational attainment, very-low-birth-weight individuals were significantly less likely than controls to have graduated from high school by age 20 (odds ratio, 0.
Kevin Cornish, Senior Manager Post-Acute Care Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP) Three upward trends, two less regulations, and a patient-first philosophy.
Canada Dry Cranberry Ginger Ale has less sugar than most leading soft drinks," says the ad.
Only foods with considerably less are truly "low-fat.