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Small amounts of a feeling or quality

measure

noun

an amount of a particular quality that is neither large nor small

dash

noun

a small amount of an interesting or unusual quality that something contains or has added to it

tinge

noun

a small amount of a color, feeling, or quality

drop

noun

a small amount of a particular quality

grain

noun

a very small amount of a quality or feeling

vestige

noun

a very small amount of a feeling or quality

sliver

noun

a small amount of a quality

tingle

noun

a small amount of a particular strong feeling

element

noun

a small but important amount of a particular quality or feeling

a touch of something

a small amount of a quality

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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