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Word: scintilla

Definition: trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark


More Vocab Words

::: padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of