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Friday word: Soupçon

soup·çon  noun \süp-ˈsōⁿ, ˈsüp-ˌsän\  : a little bit : trace <a soupçon of suspicion>

Examples:

 Add just a soupçon of salt.

The book is filled with cynicism and sarcasm, along with a soupçon of existentialist angst.

Etymology:
French, literally, suspicion, from Old French sospeçon, from Latin suspection-, suspectio, from Latin suspicere to suspect —

First Known Use: 1766

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