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Modicum [Noun]

Sentence: The peace agreement, though imperfect, established a comprehensive road map for addressing the causes of the conflict and laid the groundwork for a process of reconciliation and a modicum of justice for victims of the war. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: A small amount or portion, especially of something that is desirable

How To Remember?

“Modicum” is derived from the Latin word “Modicus” meaning “Moderate”. The “mod-” should remind you of “moderate”. But it is tilted on the lower side of moderate. Remember that.

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Modicum of hope in an arid region? Water definitely is!

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