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Words used to describe small amounts and quantities

little

adverb

used for referring to an extremely small amount of something

few

determiner

used for emphasizing that a number of people or things is very small, especially when the number is smaller than you would like or expect

slight

adjective

small in size, amount, or degree

scant

adjective

very little, or not enough

minimum

adjective

as small in amount or degree as necessary or possible

mere

adjective

used for emphasizing that something is small or unimportant

sparse

adjective

existing in small amounts, or a large distance apart

barely

adverb

used for emphasizing how small an amount is

as few as

used before a number for emphasizing that it is smaller than you might expect

limited

adjective

not very good, or not very great in amount

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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