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  • noun Plural form of scintilla.

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Examples

  • Despite or because of its vacuity, the domed mall, like the round jar, is replete with dreams, and both emit scintillas of light that crystallize into an image of the future to dazzle all around.

    BREAKFAST WITH SOCRATES

  • Despite or because of its vacuity, the domed mall, like the round jar, is replete with dreams, and both emit scintillas of light that crystallize into an image of the future to dazzle all around.

    BREAKFAST WITH SOCRATES

  • "The scintillas in this case seem to be few and far between," commented the judge.

    My day in court against the DoD: Everyone was wearing black suits but me....

  • Lycias in Phaedri vultum inhiat, Phaedrus in oculos Lyciae scintillas suorum defigit oculorum; cumque scintillis, &c. Sequitur Phaedrus Lyciam, quia cor suum petit spiritum; Phaedrum

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Tales of transcendent lights, fires, halos, and scintillas are well documented.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Tales of transcendent lights, fires, halos, and scintillas are well documented.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Tales of transcendent lights, fires, halos, and scintillas are well documented.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • There was a way in which she isolated a digit for sharp regard, using a magnifier and a square of dark cardboard, and there were hangnails flying and shreds and grains of dead skin and fragments of nail, scintillas, springing in the air.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • There was a way in which she isolated a digit for sharp regard, using a magnifier and a square of dark cardboard, and there were hangnails flying and shreds and grains of dead skin and fragments of nail, scintillas, springing in the air.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • There was a way in which she isolated a digit for sharp regard, using a magnifier and a square of dark cardboard, and there were hangnails flying and shreds and grains of dead skin and fragments of nail, scintillas, springing in the air.

    THE BODY ARTIST

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