least effort

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Noun1.least effort - the least effortful way to do something
elbow grease, exertion, effort, travail, sweat - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
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Least irritation, least effort, the ideal existence: a jellyfish floating in a tideless, tepid, twilight sea.
But if the count, getting more and more into the swing of it, charmed the spectators by the unexpectedness of his adroit maneuvers and the agility with which he capered about on his light feet, Marya Dmitrievna produced no less impression by slight exertions- the least effort to move her shoulders or bend her arms when turning, or stamp her foot- which everyone appreciated in view of her size and habitual severity.
Their methods are as reasonable as to try to pour some precious stuff from the spring to the reservoir through a non-conducting pipe, which could by the least effort be opened.
Mullick, himself a peerless singer who had been Saigal's music director too, gave the reason for the singer's success: 'This was mainly [because of] his peerless tenor voice with a wonderful command over the three octaves and a special capacity for maintaining unvarying pitch without the least effort.
The agency does not spare the least effort to provide health, food, sheltering and education assistance to Yemen as part of the "Kuwait by your side" campaign kindly adopted His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Al-Qureshi said.
Individually, the poor can hardly fend for themselves in the ruthless free-market system, where they get clobbered by unscrupulous traders, who have no loyalty for production, being margin players, whose interests is to maximize profits, at the least costs and the least effort, and will not hesitate to import than buy from our farmers if they can profit more.
Apparently not only does he already know about those things, he is able to work them to advantage, instinctively and with the least effort.
By making CatBoost available as an open-source library, we hope to enable data scientists to achieve top results with least effort, catalyze future innovation, and ultimately define a new standard of excellence in machine learning.
If people are in quick-fix-mode, results will not come; they are after quick results and fast benefits with least effort.
Summer-flowering bulbs such as lilies, gladioli, dahlias and cannas, will give the most impact for the least effort.
You will get your home and office clean with least effort as they will do all the lifting and carrying for you.
The rule to live by is to select resins that can provide maximal target purification in the shortest amount of time, with the least effort and at the lowest cost possible.

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