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To a slight degree; a little.‘the water was a touch too chilly for us’
- ‘There is a sick feeling developing in my stomach, accompanied by a slight fear and a touch of anger.’
- ‘An exotic Chinese golden pheasant has brought a touch of the mystic east to inner city Manchester.’
- ‘If this can be achieved then the crowd tend to get a touch restless and this can filter through to the players on the pitch.’
- ‘In order to add a touch of calm to proceedings in Corsham she also read stories to the assembled youngsters.’
- ‘Now I have a pint of hot water with a touch of lemon, then two pieces of fruit like a banana and apple.’
- ‘It was a clean-cut, agreeable dish albeit a touch bland for more adventurous palates.’
- ‘After a while it becomes a little too solid, but a touch more water fixes that.’
- ‘With my need for coffee still a touch greater than my fear of humiliation, I popped the question.’
- ‘This was a touch worrying as we were there for pretty much the same reason.’
- ‘It may well be the old congenital paranoia, but I detect more than a touch of wishful thinking here.’
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