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Slight signs of something

trace

noun

a slight sign that someone has been present or that something has happened

glimpse

noun

an experience that gives you an idea of what something is like

inkling

noun

a slight idea or small piece of information that tells you that something might exist or be happening

undertone

noun

something that suggests a particular idea or feeling without directly saying or showing it

tang

noun

a slight idea of something

wisp

noun

an idea, feeling, or sound that is very slight and not clear

hint

noun

a sign that something exists or is going to happen

vestige

noun

a very small sign of something that has almost disappeared or stopped existing

whiff

noun

a slight amount or sign of something

a/the ghost of something

a slight sign or possibility of something

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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