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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.