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modicum

Postby KatyBr » Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:45 pm

mod·i·cum (md-km)
n. pl. mod·i·cums or mod·i·ca (-k)
A small, moderate, or token amount:


[Middle English, from Latin, from neuter of modicus, moderate, from modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

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ThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words AntonymsNoun 1. modicum - a small or moderate or token amount; "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

I just like Mod words, moderate, modern, modification....

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Postby Brazilian dude » Sat Mar 04, 2006 5:02 pm

I understand. I like the sound sh as in show and the sound similar to the s in measure. Those two sibilants are my favorites.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Sat Mar 04, 2006 5:08 pm

Oh, and I also like ch, as in chow.

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Postby Stargzer » Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:21 pm

Your main dish . . . :wink:
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