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little

  

      adj  
1    diminutive, dwarf, elfin, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, mini, miniature, minute, munchkin     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   petite, pygmy or pigmy, short, slender, small, teensy-weensy, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee  
2    babyish, immature, infant, junior, undeveloped, young  
3    hardly any, insufficient, meagre, measly, scant, skimpy, small, sparse  
4    brief, fleeting, hasty, passing, short, short-lived  
5    inconsiderable, insignificant, minor, negligible, paltry, trifling, trivial, unimportant  
6    base, cheap, illiberal, mean, narrow-minded, petty, small-minded  
      adv  
7    barely, hardly, not much, not quite, only just  
8    hardly ever, not often, rarely, scarcely, seldom  
9    little by little      bit by bit, by degrees, gradually, imperceptibly, piecemeal, progressively, slowly, step by step  
      n  
10    bit, dab, dash, fragment, hint, modicum, particle, pinch, small amount, snippet, speck, spot, tad     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   taste, touch, trace, trifle  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   abundant, ample, big, colossal, considerable, enormous, giant, ginormous     (informal)   grave, great, huge, immense, important, large, long, major, mega     (slang)   momentous, much, plentiful, serious, significant  
      adv   always, certainly, much, surely  
      n   lot, many, much  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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litter, lithe, litigate, listless

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
adj.
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true
[US] I often find my stuff by using deduction but sometimes it doesn't help at all.
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
exp.
The transference of virtual assets and value stored on web possible to be distributed upon user’s death.
[Tech.]
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.

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