the least bit


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Adv.1.the least bit - in the slightest degree or in any respect; "Are you at all interested? No, not at all"; "was not in the least unfriendly"
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It was pathetic, and perhaps just the least bit dangerous.
So she wasn't easily frightened, whatever happened, and when the wind began to howl and whistle, and the waves began to tumble and toss, our little girl didn't mind the uproar the least bit.
But by the time we had made the return tack to the Sonoma Hills, we could see that, while we footed it at about equal speed, Demetrios had eaten into the wind the least bit more than we.
Not the least bit in the world, esteemed and revered prince
But if I did, you know, there's a thing I should require now, just without sparing you the least bit more--oh, not a scrap, come
I suppose most people never notice the good luck that comes to them with the number 13, and yet if the least bit of bad luck falls on that day, they blame it to the number, and not to the proper cause.
he called back--his voice the least bit husky--and then: "The thing I wanted to say-may I say it now, we are so very near the end?
Here am I, just through my first shipwreck; and here are you, not the least bit curious, talking about your miserable plantation.
I cannot discover the least bit of thread on the looms.
He shared his food, his repose, and his thoughts; he knew his plans, guarded his secrets; and, impassive behind his master's agitation, without stirring the least bit, murmured above his head in a soothing tone some words difficult to catch.
A single hour's experience of the vicissitudes incident to a business career clouded the children's spirits just the least bit.
While Mombi was thus occupied Tip strolled back, with his pockets full of nuts, and discovered the old woman standing beside his man and apparently not the least bit frightened by it.