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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

::: distend - expand; swell out
::: artisan - a manually skilled worker
::: adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
::: multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
::: illicit - illegal
::: consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal