Pheu Thai and smaller parties could still pass laws, but those could be subject to charges of “illegitimacy” later.
Forest elephants are a separate species, smaller than savannah or Asian elephants.
As we go along, we're realizing we want it to be smaller and more intimate than people are imagining and thinking.
ISIS forces are operating in smaller groups and inside the civilian population to avoid being spotted from the sky.
But this doesn't quite work, because our population will not simply get smaller; it will also get older.
What is true of the birds is true of the rabbits, and probably of the other smaller animals.
Two ropes were then hauled on board the vessel, a larger and a smaller.
It was an awful blow, one that would have killed a smaller man; but Moran merely grunted and broke ground for an instant.
The former resembles the imperial palace at Schonbrun, but smaller.
It was only years later that the ones in the smaller compartment had been adjusted to the other frequency.
Old English smæl "thin, slender, narrow; fine," from Proto-Germanic *smal- "small animal; small" (cf. Old Saxon, Danish, Swedish, Middle Dutch, Dutch, Old High German smal, Old Frisian smel, German schmal "narrow, slender," Gothic smalista "smallest," Old Norse smali "small cattle, sheep"), perhaps from a PIE root *(s)melo- "smaller animal" (cf. Greek melon, Old Irish mil "a small animal;" Old Church Slavonic malu "bad"). Original sense of "narrow" now almost obsolete, except in reference to waistline and intestines.
My sister ... is as white as a lilly, and as small as a wand. [Shakespeare, "Two Gentlemen of Verona," 1591]Sense of "not large, of little size" developed in Old English. Of children, "young," from mid-13c. Meaning "inferior in degree or amount" is from late 13c. Meaning "trivial, unimportant" is from mid-14c. Sense of "having little property or trade" is from 1746. That of "characterized by littleness of mind or spirit, base, low, mean" is from 1824. As an adverb by late 14c.
early 13c., "small person or animal," from small (adj.). From c.1300 as "persons of low rank" (opposed to great); late 15c. as "the small part" of something (e.g. small of the back, 1530s).