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Use "leaner" in a sentence
"UAB converted just 8 of 14 free throws in the last 66 seconds, and Jamal Shuler's 3-pointer - a desperate, twisting leaner from the left corner - pulled the CAA regular season champions (24-8) to within 78-77 with 9 seconds left."
"They seem to know that in leaner and livelier form their courtroom dramas, geisha memoirs, and horse-whisperer romances would not be taken seriously, and that it is precisely the lack of genre-ish suspense that elevates them to the status of prize-worthy "tales of loss and redemption.""
"When I read this interview that just went online on "The Washington Post," Peter Baker interviewing the president, saying the president is now ready to go forward and expand the size of the U.S. military, the first thing that went through my mind is this in effect is a slap on Donald Rumsfeld because for six years he's wanted to do things with a so-called leaner, meaner, small U.S. military."