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lesser

adjective ancillary, baser, diminished, humbler, inferior, junior, less considerable, lower, mediocre, minor, more modest, secondary, second-rate, shorter, simpler, slighter, smaller, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, under, unimportant
Associated concepts: lesser charge, lesser included offense
See also: ancillary, inferior, mediocre, minimal, minor, secondary, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary
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He directed the officials that general managers of the mills found purchasing sugarcane at lesser rates would also be arrested and no leniency would be shown in this regard.
Speaking to Gulf News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Lesser said that his clients were "facing a faster change, [and a] bigger disruption, than ever before.
The doctrine of lesser included offenses has evolved to accomplish a multitude of different tasks.
Because of the lesser yellow-headed vulture's physical similarity to the turkey vulture (Houston 1988), possible differences in mandible metrics were also investigated as it may relate to ecomorphological specialization in these two species.
Zachary Lesser has written an important work about scholarly evidence and scholarship's capacity to digest it.
The lesser prairie-chicken once lived across the southern great plains of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
The party elites shouldn't expect to be exonerated for second-rate judgment by getting Sanders supporters to violate their moral principles and vote for the lesser of two evils.
On postoperative day 40 anteroposterior and lateral X-rays were obtained demonstrating cephalad migration of the lesser trochanter (Figure 3).
Sometimes, judges deny juries the ability to consider a lesser included offense.
According to Lesser, Western Massachusetts has not seen the same economic development as the rest of the state over the last many years.
This discovery, Lesser amply demonstrates, shaped the history of Hamlet interpretation, performance, scholarship, and editing from then until the present.
Gods and Lesser Men is the tale of a man's journey from carefree days to extraordinary burdens.