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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

::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
::: incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: progeny - children; offspring; descendants
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument