I feel cheap and... insignificant.
Her words sounded cheap, even to her ears.
There was no such thing as a cheap painting by Andy Gordon.
We're in adjoining rooms at a cheap motel that's not noted for its sound insulation.
And they are so cheap as to nearly be free.
The construction of numerous unremunerative lines, and the free granting of concessions to government and other employees (and also of cheap tickets on special occasions for congresses, &c., in various towns, without strict inquiry into the qualifications of the claimants) will account for the failure to realize a higher profit.
Besides, if you buy a cheap one, you get discouraged when you can't get the quality of music that you want.
Why don't you rent one or buy a cheap one to let him try it out?
Money order cards are very convenient and cheap (up to 10 lire for bc. short private message can be written on them.
They're too cheap to let the lawyers do all the work so they had to come out here.
It wasn't a cheap plywood door with a simple push lock but a thick, wooden door as ancient as the hotel with deadbolts, as if Andre regularly locked prisoners in his guest room.
I should have known that all you wanted was a cheap fling.
Globes were still engraved on copper, or painted by hand, but since 1507, in which year Waldseemuller published a small globe of a diameter of 110 mm., covered with printed segments or gores, this cheap and expeditious method has come into general use.
It was kind of like paying for a cheap appliance that would do the job and having an expensive one delivered.
There are two green varieties, called in the trade "sea-green" and "unfading green," the former being used for a cheap roofing slate; and there are purplish varieties.
You know a cheap place around here?
"A couple of bottles of cheap wine, and half a jug of Tequila some guest left," Dean answered as he fingered the knife.
Maybe the smart thing to do was shut up and enjoy it, but that little voice inside kept saying it was more than she deserved - wondering who got the cheap appliance, and if someone would discover the mistake and take the expensive one back.
For rafts the river is navigable from Diarbekr and is termed by the natives "the cheap cameleer."
Owing to the poverty of the people, cheap Austrian goods find a readier sale than the more expensive and solid British manufactures.
The broad expanse of prairie-land in the western provinces of Canada is well suited for the cheap and expeditious building of railways.
The joint most commonly used for hot-water pipes is termed the " rust " joint, which is cheap to make, but unfortunately is inefficient.
Magnetite occurs in great abundance in Western Australia, together with haematite, which would be of enormous value if cheap labour were available.
This is a very good and comparatively cheap form of crane, where a long and variable radius is required, but it cannot slew through a complete circle.
The growth of traffic on this basis has been considerable, and the arrangement has proved of advantage to the public, as it provide, cheap facilities at times which are convenient for social conversation.
Chaptal for a cheap colouring matter, as bright as ultramarine and capable of standing the heat of the porcelain furnace.
Hitherto the western terminus of this group of lines had been Salt Lake City, Utah; by the exceedingly bold construction of the Western Pacific from Salt Lake City to Oakland, Cal., opposite San Francisco, an additional line to the Pacific coast was provided, having low grades and being in all respects well adapted for cheap operation.
The whole arrangement is simple and cheap in first cost, and it lends itself admirably to fast track-laying and to repairs and changes of line.
This action had the effect, through the necessities of competition, of causing travellers in the cheaper classes to be better treated on other railways, and the condition of the third-class passenger was still further improved when Parliament, by the Cheap Trains Act of 1883, required the railways to provide " due and sufficient " train accommodation at fares not exceeding id.
TAWDRY, an adjective used to characterize cheap finery, and especially things which imitate in a cheap way that which is rich or costly, or adornments of which the freshness and elegance have worn off.
This large import trade in fresh meat, which sprang up entirely within the last quarter of the 19th century, has placed an abundance of cheap and wholesome food well within the reach of the great industrial TABLE XVIII.
Great quantities are sent from Sweden in a manufactured state, in the form of door and windowframes and ready-prepared flooring, and much of the cheap "white deal" furniture is made of this wood.
The triumph was as cheap as it was crushing; it cost Charles less than 2000 men.
Although therefore most simple and cheap to construct, such soft-iron instruments are not well adapted for accurate work.
A cheap and handy edition of the text alone is that by A.
There is a large mosque with a painted dome connected with this tomb, which is an object of veneration to the Sunni Moslems, but it seems cheap and unworthy in comparison with the magnificent shrine of Kazemain.
The imports consist of oil, cheap cottons, shoes and other similar goods, which are taking the place of the picturesque native manufactures.
Even the Bedouin Arabs wear headdresses of cheap European cotton stuff purchased in Bagdad or thereabouts, while the common water vessels throughout the country are five-gallon petroleum tins, which also furnish metal for the manufacture of various utensils in the native bazaars.
If these two advances could be combined, we would have a supply of solar energy that was cheap, abundant, and environmentally benign.
In the modern age of communication and cheap transportation, food can be moved around the planet relatively easily.
Cheap food is great for the poor but bad for the poor farmer.
I keep this cheap shit around just in case.
Hannah gives her all her old clothes, which aren't cheap, and she never even returns Hannah's phone calls.
The cheap red crystal was ashes.
Leon has a large general trade, and manufactures cotton and woollen fabrics, ice, cigars, boots, shoes and saddlery; its tanneries supply large quantities of cheap leather for export.
In the division of provinces made by The large number of slaves is said to have given rise to the phrase Sardi venales for anything cheap or worthless.
Although a most serviceable instrument and cheap as regards maintenance, the " single needle " has (except for railway telegraph purposes) been discarded in favour of the " sounder," to secure the advantage of using one general pattern of apparatus, as far as possible, and to avoid the necessity of two different types of instrument being learnt by the telegraphist.
Toilet soaps of common quality are perfumed by simple melting and stirring into the mass some cheap odorous body that is not affected by alkalis under the influence of heat.
Ultramarine being very cheap, it is largely used for wall painting, the printing of paperhangings and calico, &c., and also as a corrective for the yellowish tinge often present in things meant to be white, such as linen, paper, &c. Large quantities are used in the manufacture of paper, and especially for producing that kind of pale blue writing paper which is so popular in Great Britain.
The profits on his cheap books enabled him to give away as much as £1400 a year.
There is no recent reissue of the whole, and the minor works have not been reprinted, but Corinne, Delphine and De l'Allemagne are easily accessible in cheap and separate forms. Of separate works on Mme de Stael, or rather on Coppet and its society, besides those of MM Caro and Othenin d'Haussonville, may be mentioned the capital work of A.
The fisheries on Lake Baikal supply cheap food (the omul) to the poorer classes of Irkutsk and Transbaikalia.
When whale oil got scarce and went up in price, the market made cheap kerosene for lighting.
Part of this will be enabled by very cheap sensors embedded in the things you use.
We are really good on the reasoning part, but as far as our sensory inputs go, we are massively outclassed by cheap sensors.
Cheap sensors, cloud computing, self-teaching algorithms with feedback loops and sufficient cycles to test a large number of techniques.
The cost of food will fall to nearly zero as the number of farmers in the world falls to zero and food becomes as cheap as clean water.
The availability and propagation of cheap sensors, cheap storage, and cheap computational cycles will allow humanity to develop a collective memory of the activities and outcomes of everyone on the planet.
The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
"I like the cheap shit," Kris replied, accepting his whiskey.
It'll be just like reading a cheap thriller.
He smelled faintly of cologne - not the cheap kind, either.
But when this habit becomes the characteristic of any wit, it is impossible to prevent it from degenerating into occasional buffoonery, and from supplying a cheap and ready resource, whenever the true vein of humour becomes thin or rare.
To say that all traffic must bear its share of these interest and maintenance charges is to impose upon the railways a rate which would cut off much of the longdistance traffic, and much of the traffic in cheap articles, which is of great value to the public, and which, from its very magnitude, is a thing that railways could not afford to lose.
Plantain occurs in several varieties; it is in part a cheap and healthful substitute for bread, which is also made from the bitter cassava, after the poison is extracted.
They had not learned the nobler dialects of Greece and Rome, but the very materials on which they were written were waste paper to them, and they prized instead a cheap contemporary literature.
At evening, the distant lowing of some cow in the horizon beyond the woods sounded sweet and melodious, and at first I would mistake it for the voices of certain minstrels by whom I was sometimes serenaded, who might be straying over hill and dale; but soon I was not unpleasantly disappointed when it was prolonged into the cheap and natural music of the cow.
It was a cheap sort of top dressing in which I had entire faith.
At most, they give only a cheap vote, and a feeble countenance and Godspeed, to the right, as it goes by them.
Crowds of the kind seen at cheap sales filled all the passages and alleys of the Bazaar.
You taste like cheap whiskey.
In his books the villains always order cheap whiskey and need a shave.
It wasn't cheap like the stuff she bought.
The product is extensively used for the production of cheap jewellery and articles for smoking.
Christ, it's like drinking cheap merlot from a Dixie cup.
Looking around, she realized her life was filled with nothing but government-issued clothing and a cheap, worn bedspread.