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scintilla

[ sin-til-uh ]
/ sɪnˈtɪl ə /
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noun
a minute particle; spark; trace: not a scintilla of remorse.
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Origin of scintilla

1685–95; <Latin: spark
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British Dictionary definitions for scintilla

scintilla
/ (sɪnˈtɪlə) /

noun
a minute amount; hint, trace, or particle

Word Origin for scintilla

C17: from Latin: a spark
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