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  • adj. superlative form of puny: most puny.


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  • And Kuznetsova, with her dark hair and plaintive eyes and sometimes obnoxious laugh, has become a new emblem — an emblem not of suffering, but of anger with the place that Russia has become, a parallel world cordoned off from Europe and the United States that lacks drinkable tap water and a genuinely independent judiciary, and is led by a criminal regime driven by the puniest of ambitions: theft.

    From Russia, With Self-Loathing

  • And you came out looking like the puniest swirl bread I've ever seen.

    Pain Pesto (Pesto Swirl Bread)

  • I guess they were trying to squeeze the last few raspberries into the store before the season ended, because those were the puniest looking berris I'd ever seen.

    Cupcake Poll #22 - Where Have All The Raspberries Gone?

  • Far from the swagger of a cowboy, Iraq shows the Bush Administration's come-on to be the whimper of a true coward, the pathetic act of a weakling who knows it can only dominate the puniest member of the pack.

    Andrew Foster Altschul: October 9-13 Is National Republican Predator Week

  • Lines for ATMs stretch around corners, and customers are reaching for credit cards and checkbooks to cover the puniest of purchases.


  • After even the puniest of hail storms, out-of-state contractors drive through Ellesiouville neighborhoods in shiny new Jeep Cherokees to tell homeowners that the storm has damaged their roof or their siding.

    I want my $600.31 back.

  • And they were only disregarding the puniest facts.

    How to Rig an Election

  • But they couldn't keep the Golden Eagles from their puniest point total of the season, falling shy of a 58-point performance in a Jan. 7 loss to Syracuse. - Men's Basketball - Michigan St. vs. Marquette

  • It's now one of the largest of a new type of object, rather than being the puniest planet.

    It's official!

  • Chances are that none of this will happen though because, as Carpenters fans, the protesters are among the puniest and most ineffectual saps ever to walk the earth.

    Joy Zipper: Why You Should Love Them


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