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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

::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: retinue - following; attendants
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
::: stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: azure - sky blue
::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: caldron - (cauldron) large kettle