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1‘it costs a mere £29.95’
trifling, meagre, bare, trivial, paltry, basic, scant, scanty, skimpy, minimal, slender
no more than, just, only
2‘I was a mere boy at the time’
no more than, nothing more than, no better than, no more important than, just, only, merely
unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential
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