Sentence Examples


  • I was pleased with the overall response and I think we collectively felt a modicum of relief.
  • I knew she remained frightened and I sensed his knowledge of the apparent closeness of the Delabama killer gave at least a modicum of comfort.
  • The thought that he might be gave her a modicum of confidence.
  • Mr. Dean wished he felt a modicum of confidence in himself as the three drifted off to sleep—David and Cynthia Dean, with SB, the Bird Song owl, snuggled next to them.
  • The only modicum of solace she felt came from Fred O'Connor's jailhouse assurances that Martha was not in harm's way.

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