Meaning of A LITTLE in English

A LITTLE

add a little water : SOME, a small amount of, a bit of, a touch of, a soupçon of, a dash of, a taste of, a spot of; a shade of, a suggestion of, a trace of, a hint of, a suspicion of; a dribble of, a splash of, a pinch of, a sprinkling of, a speck of; informal a smidgen of, a tad of.

after a little, Oliver came in : A SHORT TIME, a little while, a bit, an interval, a short period; a minute, a moment, a second, an instant; informal a sec, a mo, a jiffy.

this reminds me a little of the Adriatic : SLIGHTLY, faintly, remotely, vaguely; somewhat, a little bit, quite, to some degree.

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