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adv.1.In a manner to diminish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Non-modificational responses were given in diminishingly few instances.
As a result, acknowledging the possibility of the principle's use as an interpretive aid does not merely reduce the need to use de minimis as a defence: it makes the range of cases where the defence could plausibly be pleaded diminishingly small.
Very old ice (>4 years old) continues to be a diminishingly small fraction of the Arctic ice pack in March (Fig.
In consequence, in some countries--especially those witnessing extreme forms of the marketization of higher education such as the United States and England--academics have been separated (and even stratified) into "teaching only," "research only," and (diminishingly) "teaching and research" staff.
It becomes evident, that with increasing size, the correction effort becomes diminishingly small.
traded firms, managers have diminishingly small ownership stakes,
Our problem is the failure to establish a relative risk for doses that are diminishingly low versus spectacularly low.
Most of these are diminishingly shallow in terms of the depth and seriousness of the relationship, but they can be misconstrued.
The catastrophe of infanticide is diminishingly rare, but almost always associated with untreated postpartum depression or psychosis.
Of the arrhythmias the most frequent occurrence was atrial premature beat (6532 cases 91.23%) followed by ventricular premature beat (5893 cases 82.3%) superventricular tachycardia (1398 cases 19.53%) atrial fibrillation (561 cases 7.84%) ventricular tachycardia (374 cases 5.23%) and various degrees of conduction block (197 cases 2.75%) diminishingly. We discovered 274 cases of malignant arrhythmias including 87 cases of serious sinus standstill (Fig.2) and 5 cases of sustained ventricular tachycardia (Fig.3) informed the patient immediately.
He began to compare what he diminishingly dubbed 'imitation folklore' with an authentic folklore; he praised the songs of the Beira Baixa and Alentejo regions, and portrayed 'popular Portuguese songs' as a 'vivid and expressive chronicle of the life of the Portuguese people', which became all the more authentic the further away it was from urban spaces:
For longer words equalities will be diminishingly fewer.