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scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
irascible - irritable; easily angered
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad