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paltry
used in Freakonomics

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insignificant in amount or quality
  • This leaves only about 30 percent of the users with "average" looks, including a paltry 1 percent with "less than average" looks—which suggests that the typical online dater is either a fabulist, a narcissist, or simply resistant to the meaning of "average.
    p. 79.3

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