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Definition of scintilla noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

scintilla

 noun
noun
NAmE//sɪnˈtɪlə//
 
[singular] scintilla (of something) (formal)
 
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(usually in negative sentences) a very small amount of something There is not a scintilla of truth in what she says. They had not found a scintilla of evidence against him.
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