modicum
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(pronounced MOH-dih-kehm or MAH-dih-kehm)

This important sounding word means a small portion or a limited quantity. For whatever reason, in our minds the word conjures images of tiny dust particles floating in the air…

Example: If her project leader had but a modicum of communication and delegation skills, Veronica knew that her team could easily knock out the construction documents by the end of the week.