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marginal
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
small in effect or amount; or at the edge or border
The exact meaning of marginal depends upon its context. For example:
  • "marginal improvement" — small in quantity
  • "marginal capability" — small in effect
  • "a marginal employee" — barely adequate
  • "marginal tax rate" — at the edge or border
  • He hated running, but the applause was intoxicating, and the prospect of more was just enough incentive to keep him marginally compliant.
    p. 14.7

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