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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
limpid - crystal clear
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation