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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
ambulatory - able to walk
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer