scintilla [sin-TIL-uh] noun;
A tiny or scarcely detectable amount; the slightest particle; a trace; a spark.
I’m sorry to say, but it’s New Year’s Eve and there isn’t a scintilla of blow in this house.
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Scintilla. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/scintilla. Accessed 4 June 2023.
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The Effin Word, s.v. scintilla, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/scintilla.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Scintilla. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/scintilla