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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

::: vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
::: surpass - exceed
::: amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
::: vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around