Thesaurus / modicum


How to get them there with at least a modicum of safety is the latest challenge in a year of extraordinary challenges.WHEN SCIENCE DOESN’T YET HAVE THE ANSWERSNANCY SHUTEAUGUST 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Some modicum of distance, however long the commute might be, enforced between work life and personal time.COVID-19 UPENDED THE OFFICE, BUT IT MIGHT HAVE CREATED SOMETHING BETTERCASSIE WERBERAUGUST 9, 2020QUARTZ
Whatever the name, they’re talking about the post-PC, post-smartphone world where devices of all kinds sport sensors and at least a modicum of their own intelligence, and cloud computing ties everything together.THIS WEEK’S AWESOME TECH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB (THROUGH JULY 18)SINGULARITY HUB STAFFJULY 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A modicum of mental training would have led him to say, “Kindly send me your Prospectus.”ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The only forces appealed to were the fear of punishment and a modicum of religious exhortation.ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Even waste and misuse are regulated by education and experience where there is even a modicum of intelligence.THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
A rather absurd little modicum of jam is also served out, but it serves to sweeten a biscuit.IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
I am master of my profession, and I have a certain modicum of business ability, as well as common sense.THE CRUISE OF THE "ESMERALDA"HARRY COLLINGWOOD
It is too purely artificial to endure after the people acquire even a modicum of education.WHERE HALF THE WORLD IS WAKING UPCLARENCE POE
He was only human after all, and that it annoyed and irritated Hartwell afforded him a modicum of legitimate solace.BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON


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