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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

::: simulate - feign; imitate
::: lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
::: swill - drink greedily
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: commodious - spacious and comfortable
::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless