scintilla

|sɪnˈtɪlə|

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Слово Дня - scintilla -

Description

a very small amount of something

Examples

  • 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.

 

Translation

  • искра, крупица, проблеск
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