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synonyms for scintilla

  • atom
  • crumb
  • dab
  • dash
  • drop
  • flash
  • hint
  • iota
  • particle
  • pinch
  • ray
  • shade
  • shred
  • smidgen
  • sparkle
  • speck
  • spot
  • whiff
  • whisper
  • small quantity
  • soupçon
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antonyms for scintilla

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  • dullness
  • glob
  • lot
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How to use scintilla in a sentence

I would not, Mr. President, give up a scintilla of that portion of the responsibility which the crisis imposes on me.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
They had merely waited that scintilla of ocular confirmation of a known danger.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
This seems to me to have not a scintilla of justice about it.
THE MORMON PUZZLE, AND HOW TO SOLVE ITR. W. BEERS
In these churches there were no fire altars; but the small scintilla of sacred fire preserved in them, was kept only in a lamp.
MYSTICISM AND ITS RESULTSJOHN DELAFIELD
She is beautiful of course, but quite without charm or the slightest scintilla of wit.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
Caught its breath with many a waking scintilla of light in the pointed flash of pool and stream!
PEMROSE LORRY, CAMP FIRE GIRLISABEL KATHERINE HORNIBROOK
James Crossley seems to believe that there was "some scintilla of truth" behind the story.
A HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT IN ENGLAND FROM 1558 TO 1718WALLACE NOTESTEIN
The word “duty,” for instance, has not a scintilla of moral significance in it when used about or spoken to a Negro.
PEONAGELAFAYETTE M. HERSHAW
But no scintilla of the horrible truth reached his cautious, well-balanced brain.
THE CHINK IN THE ARMOURMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
There was not, of course, the faintest scintilla of evidence to establish anything of the sort.
BORDER AND BASTILLEGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCINTILLA

  • bit
  • crumb
  • dot
  • fragment
  • grain
  • iota
  • jot
  • minimum
  • mite
  • modicum
  • molecule
  • morsel
  • mote
  • ounce
  • particle
  • scintilla
  • scrap
  • shred
  • smidgen
  • speck
  • spot
  • tittle
  • trace
  • whit
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