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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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Proprietorships used financial management services much less than did firms with other organizational forms.
We're kicking and screaming: We're working so hard, paid so much less,'' said Dr.