A very small part or amount: the last whit of warmth was drawn off by the setting sun
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- All of which now makes me wonder: when you come right down to it, did the antitrust trial of the century make a whit of difference?
- No amount of talk, therapy or talk therapy will make a whit of difference.
- Did the ending make a whit of sense?
Late Middle English: apparently an alteration of obsolete wight 'small amount'.
- Wholly: my mother was fond of her and I shall be every whit as fondMore example sentences
- Navigating successfully through these novel assumptions will take every whit of mature perspective and human relations expertise that US military leaders can muster.
- But the Genevan church showed itself every whit as masterful and dogmatic as its Roman rival, and its actions were equally justified by an appeal to Divine authority.
- Elvis made more money but Boots Roots was every whit as successful.
not (or never) a whit
- Not at all: Sara had not changed a whitMore example sentences
- Not a whit of the initial passion for his work has left him 20 years after his campaign.
- Most of the dialogue was so-so, but it didn't spoil the movie a whit.
- And if Mr. Chandran is dubbed as brash and outspoken by the industry's bigwigs, he does not seem to care a whit.
Words that rhyme with whitacquit, admit, backlit, bedsit, befit, bit, Brit, Britt, chit, commit, demit, dit, emit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, intermit, it, kit, knit, legit, lickety-split, lit, manumit, mishit, mitt, nit, omit, outsit, outwit, permit, pit, Pitt, pretermit, quit, remit, retrofit, sit, skit, slit, snit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, wit, writ, zit
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