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few, inconsiderable, insufficient, meager, middling, occasional, piddling, some, trifling, not many, Unfrequent, scarcely any, few and far between, not too many, widely spaced, semioccasional.
junior, menial, entry level, most inferior, second-string, back seat, entry-level, bottom-rung, second-banana, second-fiddle.
below, beneath, under, lower than.
minus, short of.
beneath, deficient, depressed, diminished, fewer, lacking, lesser, limited, lower, minor, minus, negative, reduced, secondary, shortened, subordinate, unsubstantial, Declined, Excepting, Slighter, Without, Subtracting, shorter, not as great.
less, to a lesser extent.
barely, meagerly, in a lower degree, to a smaller extent.
fewer, inferior, lower, to a lesser extent.
circumscribed, deficient, depressed, diminished, lesser, limited, minor, minus, reduced, secondary, shortened, subordinate, Declined, shorter, in decline, not as great, not as much, not so much as, not so significant.
Examples of usage:
– Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
– Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
– The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
– Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
– The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes