The old Latin school had only one main subject, the study of Latin style (combined with a modicum of Greek).
I was pleased with the overall response and I think we collectively felt a modicum of relief.
The thought that he might be gave her a modicum of confidence.
During a life of incessant activity Chalmers scarcely ever allowed a day to pass without its modicum of composition; at the most unseasonable times, and in the most unlikely places, he would occupy himself with literary work.
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.