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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

::: apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
::: aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
::: nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
::: effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest