smɔːl n. something small; part that is small and narrow (i.e. small of the back) adj. little, few in number, not large; trivial, unimportant; modest, unpretentious; minor; young; narrow-minded; humiliated; weak, lacking force adv. softly, in a low voice; without strength or force, weakly; into little pieces

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