(n.) A spark; the least particle; an iota; a tittle.
(1) But there's not a scintilla of doubt in Kurzweil's mind about this.
(2) "I don't believe that the Conservative and Liberal coalition has yet come to terms with the fact that they've no mandate to run Scotland, no mandate whatsoever, not a scintilla of a mandate," he said.
(3) Its conclusions, a number of which point unerringly to the guilt of Sacco and none of which add a scintilla to the case against Vanzetti, are analyzed in this paper, which is in two parts.
(4) So whether any of the above is the same as wielding a scintilla of power or real influence over anyone but the already terminally idiotic is deeply debatable.
(5) Belittling comments like these don't warm Republicans' hearts to help Obama advance one scintilla of an issue in his second term.
(6) He says only journalists and politicians would be interested in putting names to salary numbers that look like lottery wins and there is "not one scintilla of evidence that such a policy would improve corporate governance".
(7) They are totally untrue and are not supported by a scintilla of evidence.
(8) The Abbott government trumpets turnbacks as the key to stopping the flow of unauthorised boats, and the Coalition is keen to exploit any scintilla of difference between itself and Labor when it comes to deterrence policies.
(9) Doctors have never been much given to saying sorry, presumably because to admit a scintilla of self-doubt would paralyse the scalpel hand while opening up the prospect of a damages claim worth at least a couple of hip replacements.
(10) Billy Hayes, general secretary of the CWU, said: "Shares will make no scintilla of difference to postal workers who are far more concerned about their jobs.
(n.) A particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.
(1) Others will point out that this is a case of pot calling kettle black as Wolff is himself a famous peddler of tittle-tattle – the aggregator website that he cofounded, Newser, even has a section called "Gossip".
(2) 11.21pm GMT Tweets Jeremiah Tittle (@WWWJT) @LengelDavid @Paolo_Bandini @HunterFelt @GdnUSsports remove the wooden beam from your own eye before you remove the speck from the umpires'.
(3) Barry Glendenning juggles a ball and transfer tittle-tattle as he prepares to sit in the Big D-Day Chair.
(4) Salmond's spokesman said last night that the leaks were "diplomatic tittle tattle", but "vindicated" the Scottish government's position.
(5) We all enjoy a bit of gossip, it's hard to look away from kiss'n'tells or tittle-tattle whether it's about a doped-up soap star or Murdoch himself.
(6) "I'm not too disappointed that tittle tattle has stopped," he says.
(7) He said there was "too much trivialisation" and "tittle tattle" in the UK press.
(8) If Fleet Street had dutifully awaited the official release of the data, as the likes of Sir Stuart once said it should, the big story would have been the blush-worthy tittle-tattle of grocery claims instead of the incomparably more serious issue of the dodgy property deals.
(9) Cameron called it "tittle-tattle and rumour – utterly pathetic!".
(10) I think it would have been appropriate and right and respectful of people’s feelings to have done so.” There was further confusion after a Twitter account claiming to be the official Jeremy Corbyn campaign, with a verified blue tick, dismissed the row as “tittle-tattle”.
(11) His Eye sets its sights at genuine corruption or hypocrisy or mendacity, rather than offering tittle-tattle.
(12) In the public perception this ephemeral tittle-tattle replaced her timeless talent.
(13) On the other hand, there is also no doubt that there is no genuine public-interest justification for publishing tittle-tattle.
(14) White assiduously avoided clearing up the tittle-tattle, until eventually birth, marriage and divorce certificates were slightly churlishly unearthed by journalists.
(15) With an insouciance bordering on arrogance, Mrs Foster dismissed critics, saying she could not expect as minister to know every “jot and tittle” of the unsound scheme.
(16) I haven't read every word, every jot and every tittle, but I do know that it has been argued that, as far as a president is concerned, that in wartime, a president does have certain extraordinary powers which would make acts that would otherwise be unlawful, lawful if undertaken for the purpose of preserving the nation and the constitution, which is essential for the rights we're all talking about.
(17) And while I didn't write tittle-tattle dreaming of Pulitzers, I never knew I'd fear a Booker Prize nomination instead.
(18) I’m not interested in all the tittle‑tattle ... we all have to remember that he is a truly gifted player.” United were eighth when Cantona strode in and were finding goals hard to come by.
(19) The sum total, he said, was "gossip, conjecture, unpleasant tittle-tattle and dollops of nostalgia".
(20) Leading the charge of this year’s batch of tittle-tattle is that the 3.5mm headphone jack is being ditched for the iPhone 7 .