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synonyms for smattering

  • modicum
  • smidgen
  • basics
  • bit
  • elements
  • little
  • rudiments
  • smidge
  • tad
  • soupçon
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How to use smattering in a sentence

At first, just a smattering of travelers tested positive, triggering work-from-home orders and panicked searches for masks.
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In other words, each of us has a smattering of brain cells dedicated to modeling another mind inside our own heads.
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There’s already a smattering of participants that includes schools, hotels and the military.
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The TikToks performed fairly well, usually generating around 10,000 or so views and a smattering of comments.
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Windows offer a bit more space, as well, along with a smattering of new symbols scattered throughout first-party apps like Mail and Calendar.
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Again, we can talk more in-depth write-ups at some point in the future, likely, but for now a smattering of thoughts and images.
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Smuts’ United Party, with its smattering of liberals, had 49 percent of the popular vote — but held only 42 percent of seats in the House of Assembly.
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With a forward by astronaut Walter Cunningham and a smattering of insider facts and insights, you’ll learn more about the crews behind each mission, the emotional landings, and the sometimes terrifying journey to get man on the moon.
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For the wall, it’s the difference between facing a single large bullet and a smattering of birdshot.
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The three city dailies – The New York Times, The New York Daily News and New York Post – wrote a smattering of stories in which they quoted exclusively police sources and offered little context.
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WORDS RELATED TO SMATTERING

  • not many
  • not too many
  • scattering
  • several
  • slim pickings
  • small number
  • smatter
  • smattering
  • some
  • sprinkling
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