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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
sprightly - lively
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth