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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
abjure - renounce upon oath
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
pauper - very poor person
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform