I am looking for the replacement for the adjective "small" as in "small part", e.g:

I am dedicating the small part of my article to....

which would not over-emphasize the fact of being small, but at the same time keeping it clear that it is not the major and most significant part.

closed as off topic by Kit Z. Fox, user2683, user11550, JSBձոգչ, aedia λ Jan 19 '12 at 20:21

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    How about "minor"? It's the opposite of major. – Devin Burke Jan 19 '12 at 19:58
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    How is it a small part? Is it an abstract or a section? In that case, how about using those words instead? – Kit Z. Fox Jan 19 '12 at 20:05
  • I voted to close this question because, without more context, we cannot provide an answer that's any better than what you might find by looking in a general reference such as a thesaurus entry for small, or alternatively for a word that describes the abstract (noun) or section of your article. (You can still edit your closed question to provide more information and it may then be reopened if it is clearer.) – aedia λ Jan 19 '12 at 20:26

You may use

modest: limited in size or scope.

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