a very small amount of something
- to speak without a scintilla of animation
- a mere scintilla of evidence
- not a scintilla of truth
- There’s not even a scintilla of evidence to support his story.
- …there is not a scintilla of evidence for your outrageous claims…
- Petrichor comes from atmospheric haze, which contains the terpenes, creosotes and other volatile compounds that emanate from plants.
- One can almost smell the petrichor.
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