Modicum

Antonyms of MODICUM

Examples of usage:

  1. Other subjects of study were rhetoric, declamation, a modicum of history, and also logic, metaphysics, and ethics. "William Hickling Prescott" by Harry Thurston Peck
  2. Wyllard, who had inspected the stores, knew that a fortnight was the very longest that could be counted on, though they ate no more than would keep a modicum of strength in them. "Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
  3. Gradually it came true, with the continued advance in those industrial arts that lend themselves to strategic uses, and it came also to be realised, that no corner of the earth was any longer secure by mere favor of distance and natural difficulty, from eventual aggression at the hands of any provident and adventurous assailant,- even by help of a modicum of defensive precaution. "An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation" by Thorstein Veblen
  4. The small modicum of vanity which slumbered in Don Fernando's bosom quickly took fire, and deeming it the height of discretion not to overlook any thing that might be of deep interest to so great a visitor, he pleasantly added, that a portrait of himself would soon enhance the splendors of the gallery. "The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter" by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
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