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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

::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship