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1 a small piece or quantity of food
  • the chef's cuisine is so good that diners will want to savor every morsel

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2 a very small piece
  • searching for any morsel of useful information

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3 a person of no importance or influence
  • a morsel like her wouldn't last a week in the rough-and-tumble world of Wall Street

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The first known use of morsel was in the 14th century

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“Morsel.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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