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Finally, one must applaud Silver's bravery in pointing out that even scientists approach their trade with a modicum of faith.
All you need is an open mind and a modicum of commonsense.
Then again, there might be some modicum of truth to it.
From this she must pay her rent, tuition and all the things that provide a modicum of comfort in a third-world country.
Choosing between options requires a modicum of knowledge.
At least there's a modicum of art or invention in it.
He will not get justice without a modicum of tact.
As long as the ship moved, Aguirrez had a modicum of control.
The government says its gesture will go some way toward granting the waste collectors a modicum of dignity.
Forget restraint: he was suddenly smiling as widely as a person with a mouthful of food and a modicum of manners can.

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