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  • as inpittance
  • as inchild's play
  • as indrop in the bucket

synonyms for drop in bucket

  • allowance
  • bit
  • dribble
  • drop
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • mite
  • modicum
  • peanuts
  • pension
  • portion
  • ration
  • scrap
  • smidgen
  • trace
  • trifle
  • chicken feed
  • drop in the bucket
  • slave wages
  • bit
  • trivial amount
  • pittance
  • small amount
  • small change
  • small potatoes
  • small quantity
  • Band-Aid
  • cosmetic measure
  • disappointment
  • drop in the ocean
  • lick and a promise
  • miniscule amount
  • not enough
  • speck
  • spit in the sea
  • too little too late
  • trifle
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antonyms for drop in bucket

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  • lot
  • sufficiency
  • whole
  • generosity
  • plenty
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      How to use drop in bucket in a sentence

      Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
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      At a quarter past seven he took his leave and we let drop our anchor where we were, off Cape Tekke.
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      Now and then he touched one with his long and sallow fingers, lifted its cover, then let it drop mechanically.
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      The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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      In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.
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      So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
      Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
      In fact, on the Professor's right hand there showed a drop of blood, perceptibly larger this time than before.
      UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
      Upon the Professor's right hand there showed now a drop of blood, larger still then those other three had been.
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