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Word: scintilla

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


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::: onerous - burdensome
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
::: clandestine - secret
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)