GRE Word List

SCINTILLA

trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark

The meaning of the word scintilla is trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark.

Random words

WordMeaning
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
extricatefree from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
expeditiousdone with speed; quick; N. expedition
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
cordonextended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (Ÿî±úżĄŒ­ °Ü”ć¶û čŰÀž·Î °ÉÄĄŽÂ) ÀćœÄ žźș»; V.
enlivenmake lively or spirited; animate
paeansong of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
ravinenarrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon
metropolislarge city
nonsensespeech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail