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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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::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: granary - storehouse for grain
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
::: simulate - feign; imitate
::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction