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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

::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: studious - given to diligent study
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
::: bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person