adjective, faint·er, faint·est.
verb (used without object)
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And no matter how hard she might try, the 37-year-old Bany is unable to summon even the faintest memory of him.34 Years Later, Gunshots Still Echo From a Senseless Killing|Michael Daly|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is thanks to that instant of grace that we can see even the faintest glimmer of light.The Big Idea: Werner Loewenstein’s ‘Physics in Mind’|Werner Loewenstein|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Salam blasts Obama for not having the “faintest clue how to prevent our slow-motion slide” into economic depression.
No woman has shown the faintest interest in me in many years, except in a dutiful way if stuck next to me at a dinner party.
There is only the faintest trace of nostalgia for her hometown, and little for American culture.
But in the matter of that wine—the faintest of smiles hovered on her lips, her eyebrows went up a shade.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Without any training in or natural bent for diplomacy, Aguinaldo had not the faintest idea of what foreign “protection” signified.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
But nothing was visible, she declared, and she heard not the faintest sound of an animal making off under cover of the darkness.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Well, I havent the faintest knowledge in which direction the entrance lies, Gale said candidly.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
It fell with the faintest splash, and there was a little puff of spray as his head dipped and the water washed across his lips.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
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see damn with faint praise.